Management Accountant

Location Worthing
Discipline: Finance
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Job ref: 004565
Published: 8 months ago

We are looking for an experienced Management Accountant to be responsible for producing management accounts, budgets, cash flows, profit and loss and balance sheet for several trading (and non-trading) entities within the Rayner group.



Your key responsibilities will be:

*  Prepare and report on any variances to budget and prior year results using NetSuite reporting system.

*  Report to a strict timetable to prepare a monthly pack to include a profit and loss account, balance sheet and cash flow statement.

*  Work with the individual business heads on the annual budget and load into NetSuite.

*  Prepare and process monthly payment runs maximising cash position whilst adhering to payments terms.

*  Contribute to a weekly cash forecast for the Rayner Group for distribution to senior management team, liaising with country managers where appropriate.

*  Assist with credit control queries.

*  Reconcile and report on stock balances, values and levels in different locations and using different systems.

*  Instrumental in decision making around project to migrate to a new Finance system in 2024

*  Prepare year end schedules and accounts for year-end audit, liaising with external auditors.

*  Maintain fixed asset schedules and balances and ensure depreciation is calculated and posted correctly.

*  Local/Overseas bank account reconciliations.

*  Reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts for specific entities.

*  Ensure compliance for overseas VAT/Payroll registrations and returns.

*  Review processes and propose improvements as necessary to ensure adequate controls are in place.

*  Frequent communication with foreign colleagues and stakeholders to resolve queries and obtain information.

*  Lead and coach your team to ensure strong performance that drives results, including the management of poor performance/behaviour in line with HR support.

*  Take responsibility for the motivation and engagement of your team members ensuring they receive recognition that makes them feel valued and feedback that helps them improve.




*       Newly qualified accountant or candidate in final stages (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

*       Previous and proven management accounts experience essential

*       Previously worked with Syteline ERP, Exchequer, NetSuite reporting system or similar system

*       Accurate and attention to detail

*       Keen and hardworking

*       Self-starter but able to contribute to the wider finance team’s objectives

*       Excellent Excel skills

*       Experience of leading and developing a team



*       Knowledge of IFRS reporting desirable