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Management Accountant

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Closing Date: 1st March 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Management Accountant to join our finance team based at our head office site in Wortley, Leeds.

Purpose of the role

Assisting the Senior Management Accountant, to prepare departmental management accounts, budgets, customer tenders and ad-hoc analysis and reporting as required.

Working closely with Site Managers and Head of Warehousing to support them in accurate financial reporting for open book warehousing customers.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the assistant management accountant team through robust PDR’s, objective setting and training.
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly departmental management accounts.
  • Detailed overhead variance analysis.
  • Communicating and liaising with the operations team to raise the profile of finance, ensure effective budgeting and cost control whilst helping to develop a thorough understanding of departmental results.
  • Develop and improve effective KPI reporting to improve performance and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Proactive people management, ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
  • Drive culture within your team and ensure the Torque values and behaviours are understood and lived by all.
  • Ongoing development of management information including effective cost centre reporting.
  • Preparation of forecasts, budgets and tenders for new business.
  • Ensure effective communication to both internal and external customers.
  • Develop relationships with key contacts and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Lead and implement change activities, projects and new initiatives.
  • Assist in the creation of policies and processes for any external audit or accreditation.

How you do it:

  • Approach work with energy, commitment, and diligence.
  • Plan effectively for your team’s strengths. Always look for ways to reduce cost, waste, and have a positive environmental impact.
  • Embrace change and new ideas. You see adversity as a chance to grow and help your team accept and meet change positively.
  • Understand the importance of constructive criticism and receive it openly. Understand how your words and actions may impact others, learn new ways to effectively communicate and make people feel valued developing and maintaining positive internal and external relationships at all levels.
  • Inspire confidence – use a creative approach to problem solving and to thinking ’outside the box’.
  • Create an environment of trust. Have difficult conversations when necessary and proactively ensure alignment with Torque Policies.
  • Keep up to date with industry innovations and opportunities. Use your knowledge to suggest changes that maximise revenue or improve processes
  • Responsibly act when others will not. Focus on where you add value and trust others to do the same.
  • Champion Torque. Approach work with excitement and curiosity, motivating others simultaneously.

Person specification

  • 2/3 years post qualification experience (ACCA, CIMA or similar accounting qualification).
  • Distribution/Logistics background desirable but not essential.Proven track record of adding value to the accounting function.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities.

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