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Senior Management Accountant

Job Description

Are you an experienced Management Accountant seeking your next contract opportunity?

Venture Recruitment Partners are delighted to be supporting a diverse Services business, based in Basingstoke, who are seeking to recruit a Senior Management Accountant on a 12 month FTC basis.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Management Accountant include:
  • Identifying, implementing and sharing proactive ways to improve business partnering, taking the lead in driving projects and initiatives through to completion 
  • Continually improving forecasting by providing high quality insight and pattern analysis to budget holders, recommending areas that need focus and ways to improve
  • Taking the lead in managing period end procedures to support timely and accurate delivery of monthly management reporting, including variance analysis, follow up and detailed commentary
  • Taking responsibility for the budget and forecasting process, using your experience to support budget holders and knowing when to encourage, when to instruct, and when to push back
  • Delivering robust analysis of actuals to ensure accurate accounting, understanding and analysis with recommendations for Senior Management
  • Presenting financial reports to Senior Management teams and key stakeholders, being able to explain complex financial concepts to non-financial colleagues

Key Skills/Experience of the Senior Management Accountant include:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with demonstrable experience in a similar senior management accounting role
  • Strong working knowledge of processes and controls surrounding budgeting, forecasting and management account preparation, including detailed report writing and analysis
  • Be an effective communicator with the ability to build trusting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Have experience in presenting financial reports, data and insights clearly and confidently to non-finance stakeholders
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability to adapt quickly to changing business needs, demonstrating a logical approach to your work
Salary - £60-66,000 + benefits
Hybrid working - 2 days per week in the office

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