Job Role: Management Accountant
Location: New Milton
Job Sector: Finance
Hours: 35 hours per week
As Management Accountant you will contribute to our vision of being the leading residential property manager, as recognised by others by:
Preparing management accounts in an accurate and timely manner in order for senior management to report results to deadline
Managing of cash flows to ensure forecasts are adhered to
Improving processes and schedules to help facilitate the company to provide exceptional customer service.
This role reports to the Corporate Finance Manager
You have experience of management accounting, and have actively prepared schedules and journals for month end, and have basic knowledge of cash flow forecasting.
Your system and MS Office is advanced and if you have used Navision before this would be an advantage.
Having an inquisitive nature, means you love problem solving and have a proactive approach to your workload.
Communication comes naturally to you and you are able to build relationships in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
FirstPort is the largest and most experienced residential property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,000 colleagues dedicated to looking after peoples’ home.
Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their full potential.
Our Values set out the commitments we have made to deliver excellent service and they inform the relationships that we have with customers and clients. They shape our culture and are used in measuring and rewarding performance.
Prepare month end schedules and monthly management accounts
Reconcile bank statements and make bank payments
Understand and reconcile Intercompany balances
Assist with daily management of team
Reconcile GL accounts – understanding what is in the balances and how to identify errors.
Prepare Excel V-Lookups & pivot tables for collating data for schedules– used daily
Ability to use Excel to create fresh more efficient schedules for month end processes
Manage employee expenses
Understand payroll basics and control accounts.
Preparing prepayments and accruals and maintain relevant schedules
Maintaining a healthy correct Fixed asset register
Friendly – We look out for people’s best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.
Inventive – We’re creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.
Respectful – We listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people’s lives, and act with respect at all times.
Skilled – We’ve the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We’re informed, and we’re always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.
Trustworthy – We’re always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.
Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people. We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.
We’re committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit. We will consider applications from job share applicants.
Ready to Apply?
Click here to apply for this role. We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions. You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.
If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders.