Management Accountant

Posted 29 December 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

Our Client is currently recruiting for a Management Accountant to join them on a full-time staff basis.

Role requirements:

  • Act as manager finance & accounting with responsibility for preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts according to IFRS and UK GAAP in line with instructions provided by Group

  • Ensure timely completion of the annual audit. Prepare all statutory tax filings according to local regulations, involving tax advisors as well as Group tax function as required

  • Coordinating interfaces with the Shared Service Center Finance Europe (SCFE)

  • Be the local contact person for the Group Finance Team

  • Responsible for two legal entities

Skills/ Experience:

  • Minimum five years professional accounting experience in an industrial/production company

  • Experience in multi-national companies

  • Good knowledge of SAP R/3 and MS office

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA

  • Profound IFRS & local GAAP background

  • Knowledge of UK tax regulations

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Diligent working style, ability to prioritize in order to meet deadlines


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting (preferred) or equivalent, commercial training or similar

Key responsibilities:

General Accounting/Financial statements:

  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with applicable accounting regulations and group guidelines.

  • Responsible to maintain general ledger in accordance with global chart of accounts

  • Overseeing and providing backup for finance assistant payroll activities; ensure all payroll journal entries are reconciled with HR

  • Ensures proper cost accounting in line with corporate and local policies and guidelines

  • Ensures and monitors proper accounting for sub-ledgers (esp. Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Asset accounting)

  • Ensures required payment runs are executed, align with Group Treasury and Procurement where necessary

  • Ensures stock taking and valuation in line with corporate valuation procedures

  • Review and approval of journal entries, recharges, filings & submissions to authorities prepared by finance staff


  • Deals with internal and external auditors

  • Develops and performs internal controls in accordance with the company's goals and the group's guidelines


  • Prepares or validates all fiscal declarations (corporate income tax, VAT, payroll taxes, governmental benefits and others), handles internal and external tax-related inquiries

  • Monitors new UK tax legislation/accounting standards and evaluates the impact to the organization

  • Handles legal UK tax audits including provision of all relevant information in cooperation with Group Tax department and external advisors


  • Train, develop and provide guidance for staff within area of responsibility (2 direct reports)

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.