Management Accountant – Farming Industry

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Salary From: £35000

Salary To: £40000

Contact Name: Kate Clarke

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Role: Management Accountant

Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will play a crucial role in understanding and driving the profitability of the business.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the management reporting process to deliver adequate controls and accuracy, and timely and relevant management information.
  • Month end process including ledger reviews, accruals and prepayments and P&L creation, as well as balance sheet reconciliations and preparation and presentation of commentary for post month end business reviews
  • Accountable for fixed asset and asset under construction accounting for the agriculture business unit
  • Delivery of concise and clear analysis of drivers of performance
  • Responsible for in year forecasting and annual budgeting
  • Responsible for working with business unit stakeholders to complete appraisals on proposed investments, forecast potential capex accurately, and ensure proper approvals and tracking of spend is undertaken
  • Embedding of transformation in the agriculture teams and finance to achieve the above through the development of people, systems and processes.
  • Driving of new initiatives to achieve continuous improvement and allow finance to keep pace with the growth of the business
  • Comfortable working in a fast moving and sometimes unstructured environment, and handling requests from the business often at short notice.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Part qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA), or qualified by experience
  • Experience working in the farming industry is helpful but not essential
  • A proven desire to learn and succeed, and an ability to quickly build relationships with your stakeholders and assimilate a lot of new information
  • Confident in working with business stakeholders in agriculture and across the business, and an understanding of how to present with clarity
  • Able to demonstrate good financial modelling and analytical expertise

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