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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


£35000 - £50000 per annum

Qualified Management Accountant

Brighton, East Sussex


Highly successful travel company based in Brighton is currently seeking a Management Accountant to join their finance function in a newly created role.

Our client has a contemporary, flexible and dynamic office culture which is great fun to be a part of. Currently experiencing excellent year on year growth and re-investing heavily in the business. Their continued success has enabled them to diversify into new areas and they have many exciting business development plans ahead.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director / Finance Director and deputising in her absence, this is a very important hire for their growing finance team. The FD is looking for a confident individual who can take the reins when she's busy overseeing other areas of the business and help guide 2 more junior staff members. There is the prospect of this person taking over control of finance entirely in the future.

This role would suit a qualified Accountant with existing experience of working within a fast-paced SME business in a similar role.

This is a highly attractive opportunity for a dedicated Management Accountant looking for an employer which will engage and reward them.

Role overview:

  • Compilation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts (revenue and costs)
  • Reviews with Managing Director and assist with identifying cost saving potential
  • Assist MD in compilation of finance board pack to include supporting commentary
  • Assist MD & CEO in preparation of business plans
  • Preparation of annual cash flow forecast for inclusion in budget pack. Regular review of cash position. Setting fund transfer rules to ensure funds are working best for the business and client funds are safeguarded at all times.
  • Work alongside finance team members to ensure month end processes are finalised to timetable: ensure prepayments and accruals are posted, all journals entered (fixed asset, depreciation, payroll, deferred income and costs etc).
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are carried out and approved prior to month end
  • Maintain integrity of the accounts software
  • Ensure finance procedures are up to date and relevant
  • Prepare accounts for year-end reporting and external audit
  • Payroll - ensure timely monthly submission to external payroll bureau
  • Provide support for the administration of pensions and other employee benefits.
  • Ensure weekly creditor payment runs are carried out and review aged creditors accordingly
  • Ensure monthly bank reconciliations are carried out

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John for more information.