Assistant Management Accountant

Ainscough Crane Hire Limited
12 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Management Accountant

Reports to: Financial Controller
Location: Leyland
Salary: Competitive

Ainscough Wind Energy Services are looking for a pro-active, self-motivated and highly organised individual to provide finance support to Financial Controller and Business Leaders.

You will contribute and support the business with accurate and timely production of management accounts, and through the process of integration of and future development of a new system.

The role would be well suited to a part qualified accountant looking for career development. Appropriate training support will be provided throughout the remainder of studies towards the chosen professional qualification.

Role profile

  • Working with the Financial Controller to assist with the production of weekly and monthly reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Play significant role in implementation and future development of new SAP B1 system..
  • Excellent opportunity to develop and aid long term opportunities for career progression.

Key accountabilities

  • Month end accounting, reporting and commentary to assist with the production of timely management accounts;
  • Analysis of sales and operational cost trends to provide insight and challenge to the business;
  • Cost to complete analysis with operational leads from all areas of the business, coupled with comparison to initial costing models and variance analysis.
  • Assist with the production of annual budget and rolling forecasts;
  • Manage elements of HMRC disclosure and reporting e.g. VAT Returns
  • Project work and other adhoc analysis as required.


  • Highly motivated with a desire to learn and ambition to grow within the company
  • Attention to detail and a drive to produce useful, well considered output;
  • Capable of building relationships outside of Finance and liaising with other departments;
  • Good Excel skills relevant to the interpretation and manipulation of detailed financial information, and presentation to internal and external interests.
  • Ability to meet demanding deadlines

Qualifications and experience

  • Would suit candidate looking to complete CIMA/ACCA qualification (support provided to complete exams)
  • Previous experience of working in contract accounting environment preferable

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