Assistant Management Accountant

The One Group
£20k - 24k per year
07 Feb 2017
07 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Assistant Management Accountant
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Cambridge

Currently recruiting for an experienced accounts professional to join a well established accountancy function as an Assistant Management Accountant on a permanent basis to start asap.

You will mainly be responsible for assisting the financial controller and the wider finance team in providing a high quality and timely accounting and business support, and to manage and prepare external reports, VAT returns and credit control.

Key responsibilities:

? To prepare and post a range of month end journals under the guidance of the financial controller , including accruals, prepayments and re-charges , ensuring management accounts reflect business performance

? To maintain up to date analysis of areas of expenditure and variance with budget, being day to day contact for queries from budget holders bringing areas of concern to the financial controller

? To prepare accurate balance sheet reconciliations with appropriate back up

? To prepare customised reports (e.g. transaction listings ) as required by budget holders to facilitate decision making and cost control

? To prepare VAT, Intrastat and ECSL returns for review and submission

? To produce timely and accurate management information, including (but not limited to) Overdue credit terms, debtor days and cash flow information

? To maintain and set up new customers , reflecting agreed credit limits and terms ensuring proper authorisation has been obtained

? To manage Credit control , under the guidance of the financial controller, to meet debtor days and other targets set

? To make relevant debtors phone calls and produce relevant debtors letters and emails under the guidance of the financial controller

? Review credit card statement processing completed by purchase ledger

? Review expense claims completed by purchase ledger

Key Attributes:

? QBE or studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification (CCAB or AAT)
? Good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel including the ability to produce clear and accurate spreadsheets using basic formula and data analysis tools
? High Level of numeracy and accuracy
? Persistent attitude to query resolution
? Good interpersonal skills and excellent telephone manner

THE ONE GROUP is Cambridgeshire's largest independent specialist recruitment business. With offices in Cambridge, Peterborough and Northampton, our recruitment divisions include, Accountancy, Executive, HR, IT, Office and Sales & Marketing.

Our recruitment experts provide specialist consultancy staffing services to some of the leading household brands across the East of England and we pride ourselves in adding value to the recruitment experience.

The foundation of our success comes from our high level of customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace. This is recruitment as it should be.

For more information call the Peterborough office of THE ONE GROUP on or visit our website at