Job Title: Management Accountant

Responsible to: Group Financial Controller

Based at:: Camps International HQ, Ringwood, Hampshire

Salary: £28-32k per annum plus a good range of benefits

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Management Accountant to join our unique and ethical travel company within our Financial Team.

Our Company

We do great stuff! In a nutshell, we provide amazing opportunities for schools, gap year students and independent travellers through our volunteer programmes in Africa, Asia and South America. Our business not only allows us to provide often life-changing experiences to our volunteers, but the positive impact we make on the communities and environment means the more successful we are, the greater the positive impact on the area we operate in. Our guys tell us this makes for a much happier Monday morning feeling!

We’re a team here at Camps so you’ll also need to ‘muck in’ as and when needed to support other teams.

The Role

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, we’re creating a new role within our UK based finance team for a management accountant with responsibility to produce management information for our group companies around the world. This role also assists with the daily financial management for our group. The ideal candidate will be a team player who possesses leadership attributes and will contribute to the development of our global finance function. They will be able to hit deadlines whilst ensuring accuracy and consistency are common place in all reports and can successfully integrate with all finance staff.

The UK based finance department currently provides full financial management for our global sales operations and is also responsible for the production of monthly management information for our ground handling operations around the world. It’s a very fast paced department, with a constantly varied workload and lots of international interaction.

Responsibilities include:

  • Production of all monthly management information and supplementary reports for our global sales operations, including the preparation of journals as necessary.
  • Production of management accounts for our ground handling companies in Asia, Africa and the Americas, completing a reporting process that involves our overseas and other UK finance staff producing a final trial balance.
  • Production of daily cashflow reports for our global sales operations liaising with other finance staff as necessary.
  • Reporting to and working with budget holders in our global sales operations to prepare budgets, successfully manage costs and accurately forecast company expenditure.
  • Working with the Group Financial Controller to improve and harmonise all financial reporting within the group.
  • Production of reports for external stakeholders such HMRC, CAA and ABTOT.
  • Involvement in the production of payroll and associated statutory reports.
  • Generally assisting the Group Financial Controller with financial management of the group and staff development.

The Person

Along with a proven background in the production of management information and part/fully qualified (preferably CIMA), the ideal candidate will have excellent excel skills, an eye for detail and consistency, have pride in the accuracy of their reports and be able to adapt to the fast paced, often changing nature of our international group.  Experience of using Access Dimensions and a familiarity with a multi-currency environment would be advantageous but is not essential.

We are also looking for:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time management and can work to deadlines
  • Ability to get the answers you need to be effective whilst maintaining good working relationships
  • Ability to work proactively
  • Ability to work with and communicate to stakeholders of all levels
  • Ability to work well as part of the team
  • Demonstrates good leadership attributes

 

Please email CV’s to: simon.george@campsinternational.co.uk