Assistant Management Accountant

LG Recruitment
From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client have been established over 50 years in their industry and have the need for a highly motivated person to join their team. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience in and be responsible for the financial and sales reporting framework, whilst supporting the preparation of the Management Accounts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify the financial status by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Guides cost and overhead analysis by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
  • Improve the financial status by analysing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management.
  • Assisting with the planning and budgeting process.
  • Assisting budget holders so that they understand key financial concepts. Ensure all budget holders understand the financial information they are sent every month and to answer questions they may have.
  • Assisting the Management Accountant with working capital and treasury management, ensuring best use of resources and adequate funding for the future business strategy.
  • To assist in the production monthly management accounts including the preparation of key analysis reports including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, capital expenditure analysis, aged debtor analysis, aged creditor analysis.
  • Supporting the CRM framework and development of reporting tools for the Commercial Team.
  • Monthly distribution and ongoing development of the sales analysis pack.

  • Qualification, Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to collect, analyse, understand and evaluate complex information with good attention to detail.
  • High level of computer literacy, including exceptional working knowledge of Excel, database analysis and Crystal Reports.
  • Good understanding of key financial statements including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet, cash flow.
  • Focussed on providing value-adding information with a balance between “crunching” data and supply of information.
  • Experience

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience with database interrogation tools.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in an accounting function or environment.
  • An accountancy degree or qualification would be desirable.
  • If this sounds like your ideal role, send me your CV today!

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