Assistant Management Accountant

Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Ref
00070037
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Excellent opportunity to join a leading UK manufacturer of bespoke steel doors and security products. Recent winners of the North Lincolnshire Business Excellence Award the Company has a sustained growth over the past years and is looking for an Assistant Management Accountant seeking their next career challenge. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is eager to progress and willing to learn.

Main Purpose of the Job:

To support the Finance Manager and Finance Director in the provision of accurate management information on a timely basis for business decision making purposes.

Main Responsibilities:

- Month end processes which may include activities such as managing accruals, posting journals, monitoring prepayments and reviewing costs to budget
- Assist in the audit process and in timely preparation of the annual statutory accounts and other relevant reporting requirements
- Support the Finance Manager and Finance Director through preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
- Ad hoc project work and financial analysis as required
- Ensure timely, accurate and efficient management of monthly payroll
- Manage payroll tax matters (PAYE, NIC etc.) to ensure tax liabilities and other related external reporting are met in a timely fashion
- Preparing expenses and benefits for annual P11Ds
- Sales and purchases posting to the general ledger
- Daily invoice finance uploads and MER
- Quarterly VAT returns
- Manage the posting and reconciliation of travel claims and salary deductions as required
- Manage pension contribution submissions
- Dealing with adhoc payroll queries from employees and HMRC

KPI/Measures:
- Weekly reports and analysis

Essential skills, qualifications and knowledge:

- Good level of education, actively studying towards an accountancy qualification
- Accounting experience including posting to the general ledger
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Demonstrated time management skills
- High level of numeracy and accuracy with attention to detail and quality of work
- Persistent attitude to query resolution
- Good PC skills including the ability to produce clear and accurate spreadsheets
- Pro-active approach, taking ownership of assigned responsibilities
- Ability to clearly communicate in a professional manner
- Experience of inputting monthly payroll covering both salaried and hourly paid employees
- Experience in handling payroll queries from employees
- how their pay was computed and tax code queries
- Experience in dealing with third parties
- A strong desire to effect continuous improvements to the systems and processes that are within the scope of the role as defined; documenting procedural changes as necessary

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