Management Accountant Job Description

Management Accountant Job Description

September 10th, 2020

Management accountants analyze key financial information to optimize financial planning. They assist senior business managers with financial decision-making, prepare financial reports, and develop and implement strategies to reduce businesses' operational and production costs.

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We are seeking a highly capable management accountant to optimize our financial management policies. You will be performing financial analysis, preparing financial forecasts, and advising senior management on strategic planning.

To ensure success as a management accountant, you should exhibit extensive knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting and experience in a similar environment. An outstanding management accountant will be someone whose financial accounting and business management expertise translates into sustained business growth.

Management Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and interpreting information to evaluate the efficiency of financial procedures.
  • Analyzing key financial data and advising senior management on strategic planning.
  • Developing and implementing cost-effective financial policies and procedures, as well as mitigating financial risks.
  • Preparing financial reports and budgets, as well as controlling and forecasting income and expenditure.
  • Overseeing accounting procedures and supervising junior financial department staff.
  • Monitoring auditing and taxation practices, as well as evaluating benefits and compensation packages.
  • Ensuring that financial management policies and procedures adhere to regulatory standards.
  • Performing financial recordkeeping, as well as protecting sensitive and confidential information.
  • Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices in management accounting.

Management Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or similar.
  • Certified management accountant (CMA) preferred.
  • A minimum of two years' experience as a management accountant in a related business.
  • Proficiency in business management and accounting software, such as Zoho Books and NetSuite.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical aptitude.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Superb leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities.

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