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Management Accountant (Contract), Bicester, Oxfordshire

South East


£45000 - £55000

Accountancy Recruit is partnering with a global manufacturing business in the recruitment of a Management Accountant for a 6–12-month contract based within the Northwest Europe Regional Head Office in Bicester, Oxford, UK. The scope of the role is to support the Head of Finance, and mentor the finance team to deliver accurate month end closure to deadline. Additionally, the role will focus on developing processes and procedures, together with involved in all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting: management accounts, reports, analysis, and commentary.

Lead on:

  • All accounting operations including billing, A/R, A/P, GL, cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Month-end and year-end close process.
  • Development of internal control policies and procedures.
  • Production of timely monthly consolidated financial statements.
  • Quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Managing and complying with local regulatory reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Accounting and tax considerations relating to the setup and administration of international entities.
  • Preparation of regulatory reporting and internal/external audit processes.
  • Research of technical accounting issues for compliance.
  • Preparation of the budget and variance analysis.
  • Financial risk management
  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts.
  • Developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

Person specification

  • ACA, ACCA, or CIMA Fully Qualified or Qualified by Experience.
  • Preferably SME background, with experience within a multi-national group structure.
  • Advanced Excel.
  • Knowledge of Access Dimensions accounting software would be an advantage.
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • A passion for delivering with a high level of detail and accuracy.

Flexible working conditions. Varied and independent work in a dynamic international environment and opportunities for development. Our employees appreciate the good work atmosphere.
Salary: £45 – 55k pro rata
Hours: 9 – 5pm (7-hour day / 35-hour week). Flexible working from 8-6 – core hours 10 and 4.
Hybrid: 3 days in the office – 2 days remote.
Holidays: Pro rata 25 plus bank holidays. Shut down at Christmas covered by company.
Pension: opt in after 3 months 3% employee 5% employer. 6.5% employee 8.75% employer after 6 months.
Benefits: Simply Health Scheme.