Management Accounts Assistant

Elevation Recruitment Group
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Management Accounts Assistant to join well established business based in Leeds.

Working as part of a team of 3 and reporting directly to the Financial Reporting Manager you provide support to the management accounts team in the preparation, collation and reporting of P&L and balance sheet monthly results, some data analysis and on-going reporting.

Duties of the role are to include:

*Journal entry in preparation of monthly and quarterly Management Accounts and Management Information in accordance with established timetables allowing the performance of the business to be monitored and managed.
*Maintain supporting schedules for journal postings ensuring clear audit trail and self-review of those documents for improvement of reporting.
*Working with operational and commercial people in the business to support them with financial analysis across business areas.
*Assist with P&L analysis of certain business areas, identifying key variances for investigation and being able to assess the necessary adjustments following from the review.
*Assist in analysing and preparing reports, KPI's and performance statistics/graphs that form part of the Finance Pack or as ad-hoc reporting.
*Support the Budget Process & Forecasting as required
*Support various business areas with financial analysis as required
*Assist in preparation of US monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages.
*Balance Sheet Reconciliations to be performed monthly in accordance with deadlines.
*Familiarity with internal controls and/or SOX compliance and ensuring all internal controls are followed to achieve a successful SOX audit.
*Assist with other non-statutory reporting such as National Statistics.
*Assist with statutory accounts production, particularly independent management of the roll-forward of dormant entities.

Elevation wold be keen to hear from candidates with the following skills and experiences:

*You will have previous experience in an Accounts / Assistant Accountant level role
*Either be studying towards your AAT qualification or recently completed it
*Hold excellent IT skills with the use of advanced Excel (formulas, Pivot tables, lookups etc)
*Strong communication skills are a must, both verbal and written with the ability to present data back to small audiences
*Excellent time management and organisation skills with the ability to prioritise deadlines
*Driven and enthusiastic with the desire to develop further.

Study support will be provided to the successful candidate to continue their development within the accounting sector.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on Finance positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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