Management Accountant

Internal role title:

Management Accountant

Location:

CSI House, Birmingham

Reports to:

Financial Controller

Department:

Finance

Role/Function

The Management Accountant role is fundamental to monitoring & reporting the CSI group’s financial health and the financial management of the business.

The role will encompass end to end governance and control around financial transactions on a daily basis with emphasis at period end to complete financial reporting in a timely manner.

They will ideally be a fully qualified accountant with 2 – 3 years post qualification experience.

The position is based at the Birmingham Business Park (Solihull Parkway) and reports directly into the CSI Group Financial Controller.

Main Responsibilities

  • Finance
    • Production of the regular monthly management information
    • Review of the financial information internally with the Financial Controller
    • Complete monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
    • Short term 13 week Cash flow forecasting and control
    • Continual development of the Financial KPIs and Reporting pack
    • Manage the month end closure process; prepare, review and post monthly journals as required
    • EEC sales lists / VAT reconciliations and submissions
    • Prepare analysis of financial information for monitoring reports when required
    • Review annual contract renewals (business/credit insurance)
    • Provide the business with the ability to proactively manage and control the overhead costs
    • Support the Finance team with day to day queries
    • Assist with Budget & Forecasts
    • Assist with the preparation of the CSI Group Statutory Accounts
    • Assist with the annual financial audits
  • Systems
    • Continue to look for system improvements to aid finessing of business processes
    • Support employees around system queries
  • Skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Navision / Dynamics an advantage
    • Good financial analysis skills, to include good Excel skills
    • Good people engagement, getting the best out of each team member
    • The ability to support and deal fairly, but firmly, with colleagues outside the Finance function
  • Specific Tasks in the first 6-12 months
    • Improve the reporting systems & processes in Navision
    • Increase speed of production of management information, target working day 8 by the year end
    • Creating a monthly MI Reporting
    • Develop KPI Reports for the wider business
  • Due Diligence / Acquisitions
    • Based on the past experience, the Management Accountant will have involvement in due diligence around new acquisitions and their integration into CSI.

Key Attributes to Be Successful in The Role

  • Good time management skills
  • Inquisitive nature
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Desire to continuously improve

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