fulfilment company uk

Management Accountant


Location: Burgess Hill/East Grinstead

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum, depending on experience

About us

We’re an award-winning, market-leading 3PL specialising in high-quality order fulfilment and delivery services. ILG customers are premium brands, many in the beauty, fashion and wellbeing sectors. Our mission is to help them succeed. ILG is a people business – we invest in training and development, recognising and rewarding our people’s achievements and creating opportunities for them to progress within our business. We understand the importance of making time to unwind and have fun, so we fund a number of social events, including our amazing annual party. Each year we celebrate in style, present our annual employee awards and recognise the people that make our business so special.  So, if you want to develop an exciting career, learn from a friendly team and realise your full potential in a fast-growing company, this is the role for you.

The role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this busy Management Accountant role covers all aspects of financial reporting. There will be an opportunity to develop internal reporting with the Finance Manager and build on existing relationships with key stakeholders in the business. The key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Assisting the Finance Manager with the production of monthly management accounts to tight reporting deadlines
  • Assisting with the development of internal reporting
  • Managing the balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Assisting with reporting requirements from GHQ and RHQ

What we are looking for

  • Preferably ACCA or CIMA qualification
  • Proven ability to work to tight reporting deadlines and effectively manage own workload
  • Prior experience of a software implementation and driving process improvements would be beneficial
  • Ability to prepare monthly management accounts to a high degree of accuracy
  • Good analytical skills in understanding and explaining variances from budget
  • Experience of using standard accounting packages and can demonstrate ability to grasp new systems following standard training
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Good communication skills with internal and external customers with both finance and non-finance backgrounds

Please be aware we will be considering applications as we receive them and arranging interviews accordingly. Depending on the volume of applications we receive we may close this advert ahead of the advertised closing date.

The Benefits:

  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Following successful probation period, opportunity for hybrid working in line with ILG policy up to 50/50 remote/office working
  • Pension, Life Assurance, Healthshield Cash Plan and Discount Perks
  • 22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing to 25 days after 2 complete holiday years, with the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Birthday leave
  • Free on-site parking, with electric car charging at certain locations
  • Range of employee awards
  • Regular social events
  • Employee assistance programme to promote mental health wellbeing
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave