Group Management Accountant - Interim

  • Focusrite
  • High Wycombe, UK
  • Apr 01, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Group Management Accountant - Interim

Based: High Wycombe with hybrid working available
Term: Full-Time, Interim
Salary: Negotiable

The Role:

We are looking for an interim Management Accountant to join our Group Finance team. You will be working in the Group team managing the Group reporting database, responsible for monthly consolidations and ad hoc analysis. This Fixed Term Contract is expected to last until September 2023 and there is the potential for a permanent position.

Duties will include:

  • Month end accounting and reporting for PLC entity – variance analysis and reporting on results to CFO and Group FC
  • Overheads forecasting for PLC entity
  • PLC Bank reconciliations
  • Management of group recharges including management fees and group loan interest
  • Weekly cash reporting
  • Monthly intercompany balance reconciliations
  • Support with external half year and year end reporting
  • Provision of relevant supporting data and schedules to auditors
  • Provision of tax information to outsourced tax team
  • Accounting for share based payments
  • Ad hoc support for Group Finance projects
  • Raising and receipting Purchase Orders

Skills and experience required:

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Proven experience as a management accountant, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of maintaining and managing Finance systems, including General ledger systems and control procedures. Experience of Netsuite ERP desirable
  • Experience with reporting consolidation systems – Board desirable
  • Advanced Excel skill, with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of streamlining accounting processes, with strong attention to detail
  • A self-starter who is constantly looking to improvement
  • Excellent communicator and experience in stakeholder management
  • Ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines
  • Experience in an international group
  • Self-motivated and confident managing workload

About Us

Focusrite plc is a global music and audio group that develops and markets music technology products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, our solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound. Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity – ‘we make music easy to make’.

The Focusrite Group trades under eleven established and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Oberheim, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio, Ampify Music, Linea Research and Sonnox. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making industry.

Music technology is an enriching space to work in and we enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture which encourages innovation. This culture, combined with a passion for the inspirational solutions we create, has led to the group winning numerous accolades, including six Queen's Awards, the AIM Company of the Year Award 2021 and regular appearances in 'The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For’.

The Focusrite Group is dedicated to building a great place to work and as an equal opportunity employer we are committed to Diversity and Inclusion. The group mission is to cultivate an equitable culture, internally and externally, where all people feel they are welcome, safe and positively represented, because at Focusrite they truly are. Equally, we recognise the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.

Benefits include flexible/hybrid working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, group bonus scheme, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions and encourage personal development.