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Management Accountant Job Description

Management Accountant Job Description

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AcManagement Accountant Job Description

We're looking for a dependable Management Accountant to help senior management make critical business decisions by analysing and presenting key financial data. You will be in charge of accounting procedures, as well as forecasting, budgeting, and risk analysis.

An excellent management accountant must have a strong business orientation as well as an exceptional mathematical mind. You must be able to take on cost accounting tasks while also acting as a strategist and decision maker.

The goal is to contribute to management's decision-making process in order to ensure business growth and long-term success.

Management Accountant Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyse financial data for internal use.

  • Budgeting and funding assistance

  • Assist the company with the management of its investment portfolio.

  • Take charge of accounting procedures.

  • Create forecasts to aid in business planning and decision-making.

  • Conduct risk assessments and provide advice on how to reduce risk.

  • Provide advice on issues and make suggestions for improvements.

  • Oversee lower-level employees.

Management Accountant Requirements

  • Proven experience as a management accountant, accounting supervisor, or in a comparable role 

  • Solid understanding of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practises

  • Excellent understanding of cost accounting and reporting. Strong understanding of risk analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.

  • Working knowledge of financial software and Microsoft Office is required.

  • Analytical mind with math prowess

  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

  • A problem solver who pays close attention to detail

  • B.Sc./B.A. in accounting, finance, or a related field

  • Certification in the relevant field (e.g., CMA or CGMA) will be preferred.