Management Accountant

An opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant  to work within an established and growing family business.


Location(s):

Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft


About the position:

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic and flexible individual to work within a dedicated team, ensuring financial information is timely, detailed and accurate.

This full-time role will require a degree of flexibility which will include the ability to travel weekly between our offices in Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft. Experience of managing others would be desirable.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide line management and leadership to the Accounts Administrators
  • Assist in production of monthly management accounts for the group
  • Process monthly payroll for all of our branches
  • To reconcile balance sheets and intercompany transactions
  • To assist with CIS and DRC responsibilities and associated works
  • Assist with Company VAT returns
  • To produce labour utilisation, sales graphs and other operational management reports as necessary
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

Suitable candidates would have:

  • Proven experience in management reporting, budgeting, forecasting and project accounting
  • Confidence with Accounting systems, Sage Intacct desirable
  • Intermediate/ Advanced Excel skills and experience with Microsoft 365
  • Previous experience of Management Accounts and the ability to demonstrate technical accounting knowledge
  • Experience in multi-entity accounting, CIS and DRC would be an advantage
  • Experience of, and proficiency in processing payroll
  • Good communication skills and who is comfortable and confident building relationships across the business
  • A detail orientated approach and is self-reflective, taking responsibility for reviewing own work
  • Proactivity, be self-motivated with a good degree of initiative, and eager to learn and grow
  • Ability to manage time and deliver goals and objectives
  • Team player, willing to accept responsibility and to supervise and support other team members as required
  • Ideally experience of managing others
  • A dynamic and flexible nature and willingness to empower others
  • A systematic approach to solving problems, improving process and procedures and developing and improving ways of working
  • Honesty, be trustworthy and respectful
  • Confidence to explain financial aspects of the business to non-financial colleagues

Everything we do at Pitkin & Ruddock Ltd starts with people; our success is built on long term working relationships with our customers, employees and suppliers. We are a large, local, family company that pride ourselves in delivering excellence through service.

We consider our employees to be part of our family and continually invest in their development so our business will grow – to ensure that we continue to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world of technical and environmental issues.

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