Role: Management Accountant - Louth
This new role will be reporting to the Financial Controller, and the successful candidate will join our growing Finance team.
Working closely with the Financial Controller and the Directors, the successful candidate will be providing support in the areas of budgeting and rolling forecasts, along with the stock reporting, financial analysis and M&A’s. The successful candidate will maintain and develop a commercial approach to support decision-making via value-add information and reports.
Tasks / Responsibilities:
Completion of Annual Budget and quarterly forecasts.
Communicating and collaboration with Senior Management and Division Managers in the preparation of Budgets and analysis.
Monthly Budget comparative reporting, Monthly & Weekly Sales Reports.
Development of further analytical reports for the company as required.
Forecasting / budgeting to support the growth/development agenda – working closely with the Directors to provide analytical and financial support for Acquisitions.
Assist in any due diligence for Acquisitions under the guidance of management
Working closely with Operations & Purchasing Department on Process Improvements, specific to Stock.
Produce and analyse stock reports, interpret and present data to Senior Management team.
Acting as liaison with specific members of the sales team in relation to ongoing queries related to stock movement.
Review stock adjustments and investigate thoroughly prior to gaining approval to post.
Review and analysis of stock variances prior to adjustment postings, reporting findings and process improvements with Operations Manager.
GL analysis and reconciliations monthly, assisting with month end close and analysis.
Assist Financial Controller with the year-end audit in conjunction with the wider Finance team.
Cover within Finance team in case of annual leave / absence.
Support other members of the Finance Team with accounting related queries and Assist with Internal Audit.
Complete ad hoc projects as required, providing commercial and financial support to the Directors.
Requirements / Qualifications:
Experience of working within a retail or distribution industry advantageous.
Previous budgeting experience an advantage
Strong analytical and excellent attention to detail essential
Excellent excel skills essential
Model building in excel desireable
Independent problem solving ability essential
Strong written and oral communication skills and a professional manner
Strong interpersonal skills