£50,000 - £55,000

A fast growth and ambitious FMCG company are looking to hire a Management Accountant on a permanent basis, located in their Sutton office (hybrid working). Working as the number 2 to the Head of Finance, you will play a key part in supporting the business achieve their 3-year goals which includes the launch of further sustainable products in their market.

You will take full ownership of the management accounts, commercial analysis, and managing the budgeting process.  You will supervise a Trainee Accountant with the view that you will step up to managing a small team as you develop in the role with a view to progressing to Finance Manager in time.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Product costing including analysis of new product costs and monitoring costs of existing productions
  • Producing sales report to analyse sales performance across the business
  • Leading the budgeting process for sign off by the Head of Finance
  • Production of the monthly management accounts including variance analysis and commentary
  • Ownership of the month-end process, maintain accruals, prepayments, and balance sheet
  • Working as a key point of contact for the year-end audit
  • Supervising and developing a Trainee Accountant

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with previous experience producing management accounts, owning the month-end, supporting with audit and commercial analysis. Experience working for an SME business as well as consumer industry experience is beneficial.  You must be comfortable working in a hands-on role and be willing to take on further responsibility in a fast-paced environment. To succeed in this role, you will be a natural communicator, process-driven, and will be proactive in driving change.

This is a great opportunity to work for market leaders in their field with a strong client base, working alongside a bright, driven and commercially minded Senior Management team.  You will have the opportunity to step up to Finance Manager as you develop in the team.

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