Assistant Management Accountant

James Recruitment
09 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Assistant Management Accountant -

Maternity Cover (12-14 months fixed-term)

Department: Finance

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £24,000, plus £6,000 bonus if stay for the full length of fixed term contract

Main Purpose of Role

Our client a leading IT solutions company is currently looking for an Assistant Management Accountant who will be working closely with the Finance Director, Assistant Management Accountant and wider finance team to produce high quality management accounts. Produce accurate management information on a timely basis for effective business decision making.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  1. Assist the Assistant Management Accountant to prepare the management accounts.
  2. Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations, schedules, deferred income, accruals, prepayments, accrued income and job costing.
  3. Assist with managing relationships with key and/or challenging supplier accounts in order to raise queries and obtain credit notes. Handle escalated, disputed or complex supplier accounts.
  4. Ensure all financial data is input into Sage 200 in a timely and accurate manner.
  5. Adhere to all standardised processes and procedures as well as finance regulations and legislation.

Person Specification


  • Part-qualified CIMA/ACCA

Essential Experience

  • Previous experience producing Management accounts
  • Previous experience working on nominal ledger plus be able to understand purchase ledger and sales ledger relationship with nominal ledger
  • Thorough knowledge of standard accounting policies and consolidation methods
  • Confident using a variety of database including bespoke databases

Desirable Experience

  • Some supervisory/management experience
  • Knowledge of Sage 200 would be an advantage


  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Able to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Pro-active and a self-starter
  • Can Demonstrate a flexible -can-do' attitude
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Numerate with excellent attention to detail


  • Annual leave starts at 23 days per annum and increases with service. Colleagues can also buy and sell leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Apply now for an interview!