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Management Accountant

Permanent  for Hays in Brighton

The Pensions Regulator are seeking a Management Accountant to support the Finance function including production of monthly management accounts and year end financial accounts. The Management Accountant will provide financial information and advice for improved decision making and business performance and offer proactive business partnering and stakeholder relationship management to the business.The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes. Their principal aim is to prevent problems from developing. They use their powers flexibly, reasonably and appropriately, with the aim of putting things right and keeping schemes on the right track for the long term.Key responsibilities:: · Provide business unit, exec, board and external stakeholders with accurate and timely monthly reports · Assist the Finance Manager with the production of the annual accounts · Undertake balance sheet reconciliations · Assist with the annual budgeting process working closely with the planning team · Ensure that all financial controls are adequate and adhered to · Undertake monthly reporting routines including prepayments, accruals and journals · Be business partner to budget holders · Develop and improve processes and policies · Mentor the assistant management accountantThe successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, finalist or qualified by experience. They will have a high level of IT literacy, particularly in Excel and Sage Line 200. They will have a solid understanding of financial controls and the relevant international accounting standards. Ideally they will have an understanding of government accounting principles too, although this is not essential. In return, The Pensions Regulator are offering a competitive salary of £37,744 and the following benefits: · Civil Service Pension arrangements, which are recognised as some of the best in the pensions world· discretionary bonus arrangements· generous annual leave provision· flexible working arrangements· development opportunities· enhanced parental leave arrangements· a free employee assistance programme · an excellent office location located within a minute of Brighton train stationThis is an immediate requirement so please apply now for immediate consideration.

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Job added on 05-08-2014