Management Accountant / Commercial Business Manager

McGinley Support Services
£300 - £400 p day
05 Jan 2017
14 Jan 2017
McGinley Support Services operate as an employment business and look to recruit an experienced Management Accountant / Commercial Business Manager for a contract based in Exeter with frequent travel to Plymouth and Bristol Provide a proactive financial and management accounting service to budget holders to support business decisions and maintain financial control. Key Accountabilities 1.Support the preparation of business plans and budgets, providing specialist advice. 2.Produce and present period actuals and forecasts for budget holders, including preparing period accruals, transfers and adjustments. Issue reports and support budget holders in understanding the impact of the period results and forecasts against budgets. 3.Produce the period end business review pack and highlight any significant issues with financial and other business results. 4.Monitor and promulgate corporate governance throughout the function and review compliance with financial regulations. 5.Assist in investment appraisals and business case analysis. 6.Model and analyse cost base and identify and monitor opportunities and efficiencies. 7.Participate in budget holder key meetings to provide sound financial advice and support. 8.Provide investment and project accounting services as required for areas of responsibility. 9.Support the timely collection of business unit debts and payment of business unit creditors, and supply accurate periodic cash forecasts. 10.Identify and manage commercial risks, including the financial suitability of new customers. Promote risk management in the function. Essential Student/part membership (or equivalent) of the relevant professional body having progressed beyond the first stage of qualification, or possession of sufficient experience to fulfil the requirements of the role without membership of the relevant professional body Good understanding of and experience working with Excel (spreadsheet manipulation) Desirable 3 years' experience within finance disciplines of Rail and/or external organisations Experience of Oracle based systems We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure. It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.