Management Accountant

  • tba - depending on experience
  • Dartford, Kent
  • Fresh Service Ltd

The Role

• Management Accountant required for the Accounts Department in busy fresh produce Distribution Company. The ideal candidate will provide a professional service covering all aspects of transactional finance duties as well as preparing data for financial reports.

• Days/hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00 hrs

• Salary - depending on experience

• Employment will be on a permanent basis but subject to successful completion of a 12 week probationary period.

Main Duties

• To ensure weekly and period reporting is on time and accurate

• Management of Accounts team (6 people)

• Creation of management accounts with full variance analysis for review by Financial Controller

• Working alongside non-financial managers to develop strong commercial awareness and an understanding of the budgets/forecasts

• Supporting the Financial Controller in the production of weekly forecasts

• Collation of weekly KPIs for Warehouse/Transport Operations

• Balance sheet reconciliations

• To ensure submissions of online filing for FPS/EPS, tax returns and pension submissions are submitted on time to avoid late penalty fees

• Payroll processing

• Ad hoc reporting as required

The Person

• The position requires someone who is confident and well spoken

• Experienced and comfortable managing a small team

• Successful candidate should possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills and a good telephone manner

• Good numeracy skills required along with a keen eye for detail

• Excellent IT skills and ability to operate computerised systems including Pegasus Opera

• An enthusiastic and organised approach to work is required

• Customer focused with drive to achieve

• Ability to build relationships with other departments

• Thorough and robust ledger knowledge

• Be able to work under pressure while maintaining high standards

• Ability to work alone and to be a good team player

• Flexible approach is essential as there may be the need to cover other ad hoc Account duties as and when required

• Own transport required owing to location.


• Part qualified ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) or qualified through experience.

Please respond with your CV and a covering letter which should include details of your most recent salary and salary expectations.

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