Join the UK’s biggest port operator – Management Accountant

A huge contributor to the UK economy

Associated British Ports (ABP) are the UK’s largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain and handle approximately 25% of the UK’s seaborne trade with an overall contribution of £7.5 billion to the economy every year.

It’s a story that ABP are very proud of but it doesn’t end there. ABP are also transforming their business and embracing the future.

ABP offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen within ABP for a Management Accountant to work within a fast-paced environment and sits within ABP’s Finance Shared Services (FSS) team in Port Business Services (PBS) that are based in Hull. The team supports all central functions and 21 ports around the country, which make up the three UK regions with the Humber region being the largest. The Humber makes up 60% of ABP’s £600m revenue. Currently going through a standardisation and harmonisation process ABP drives a continuous improvement culture and welcome solutions led, ambitious individuals.

To read more about ABP, click the link https://www.abports.co.uk to visit the website.

The Role

As the Management Accountant, you will be a key stakeholder working within the small close knit Humber region finance team alongside other Management Accountants and Assistant Management Accountants, reporting to and supporting the Senior Management Accountant for the Humber region.

You will support the Senior Management Accountant, processing and producing monthly management accounts and related control accounts for the ports and terminals across the Humber. The shared services team in Port Business Services (PBS) provides Management accounting for 3 regions, plus Head Office and Humber is one of these regions.

In addition to producing monthly management accounts and reporting packs and presenting information to senior management, you will review company performance to provide analysis and commentary in order to aid the local finance teams and senior management in their decision making within the ports and terminals.

The Person

To be the successful Management Accountant you will be a fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant with 2+ years’ experience in a management accounting role or looking for your first industry role from practice.

A vital part of the role will be to engage with other key stakeholders across the business, Therefore, its important you have the ability to communicate and to challenge where appropriate, be a great team player wanting to help to drive continuous improvement and change within the organisation.

You will be eager to get stuck in and provide solutions in this exciting and fast-paced environment.  By nature, you will be communicative, proactive, and focussed on performance and continuous improvement both personally and professionally.

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