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Interim Management Accountant

Published 24 June 2024
£17.00 - £25.00 per hour
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 24th June 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Macildowie are partnering with a leading retail company who are currently seeking an experienced Management Accountant to join their finance team on a short term basis while they undergo recruitment of a permanent position (for the right candidate, this position could continue on a permanent basis). This position is based in Leicester and will require office presence (at least 4 days on-site).

What you'll do:

  • Production of timely and accurate monthly management accounts in line with reporting timetables.
  • Prepare and post monthly journals relating to P&L and perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist the Finance Manager as required, including profit and loss variance analysis.
  • Manage payment processes including rent, rates, service charge, and other such calculations, postings and reconciliations.
  • Provide support for the annual budget-setting process.
  • Support the quarterly VAT process, including reconciliations and VAT return.
  • Aid in the preparation of annual statutory financial statements, including support schedules for year-end audit requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with a broad range of finance and non-finance colleagues, both verbally and in writing.

What you'll need:

  • Ideally at least part-qualified ACA, ACCA, or ACMA.
  • Significant experience in a similar accounting role with strong analytical skills and good understanding of accounting principles.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and especially Excel
  • Be comfortable handling large data sets, working with financial models within Excel.
  • Good attention to detail, logical decision-making, and a hands-on, inquisitive approach.
  • Well-organised and disciplined regarding meeting deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to change.

If you are an immediately available, experienced Accountant looking for your next position, please apply directly or email me at and I will be in touch in due course.

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