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Interim Management Accountant

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An opportunity has arisen for an Interim Management Accountant to join a fast-paced environment on a 3-month contract. This role will suit an individual who thrives in a collaborative setting, with a strong commitment to delivering effective cost management and control throughout the business. They will have the chance to work with Senior Managers and Cost Centre holders, ensuring accurate budgeting, reporting, and analysis. The role will be based on site 5 days a week in Derby.

As an Interim Management Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the Financial Controller in delivering effective cost management across all facets of the business. You will be instrumental in assisting with monthly, quarterly forecasts as well as annual budgeting processes. Your ability to work collaboratively with Senior Managers and Cost Centre holders will be key in ensuring accurate budgeting, reporting, and analysis.

What you will do:

• Support the Financial Controller in delivering effective cost management and control throughout the business
• Assist with monthly, quarterly forecast and annual budgeting process and submission into the Group
• Work closely with Senior Managers and Cost Centre holders to ensure accurate budgeting, accurate reporting, supported by analysis and KPI’s
• Challenge deviations effectively where they exist
• Supervise Purchase Ledger team, including ageing improvement and improvement in invoice coding
• Support Group Treasury Management process through timely and realistic contribution into the 6 weeks forward looking Cashflow forecasting
• Collaborate closely with IT to ensure alignment of ERP and BI Tool
• Develop and manage KPIs for areas within your control


What you bring:
The ideal candidate for this Interim Management Accountant position is ACCA/CIMA qualified, however, strong QBE Accountants will also be considered. You bring along experience of interacting with auditors and other advisors, demonstrating excellent attention to detail. Your analytical skills and advanced problem-solving abilities will be crucial in this role. You possess a deep understanding of accounting terms and concepts, business strategy and methodology. Your strategic thinking, integrity, honesty, and in-depth knowledge of financial regulations and legislation will set you apart.

• ACCA/ CIMA Qualified or Qualified by Experience
• Experience of interacting with auditors and other advisors
• Excellent attention to detail
• Analytical skills, advanced problem solving skills
• Knowledge of accounting terms and concepts
• Knowledge of business strategy and methodology
• Strategic thinking
• Integrity, honesty
• In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and legislation

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic organisation that values collaboration, commitment, and innovation. The company prides itself on its inclusive work environment that encourages growth and development. They are committed to providing their employees with the tools they need to excel in their roles, fostering a culture of continuous learning. This is an organisation that truly values its people, recognising that it is their dedication and hard work that drives the success of the business.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: TEMPORARY

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Group Accountant

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Up to £250 per day

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Derbyshire

Job Reference: 51024663/001

Date posted: 17 May 2024

Consultant: Sabina Yasmin

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