Assistant Management Accountant

SF Group
10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The SF Group are recruiting now for an exciting part-qualified role in Nottingham within an expanding manufacturing company. This position is well suited to a dynamic self starter who is currently studying their ACCA/CIMA qualification, latter stage AAT studiers will be considered. This innovative business operates on Sage 200, and they have 300 employees. The smart, modern and recently refurbished Nottingham offices provide a buzzing HQ with some production also taking place on site, allowing the successful candidate to expand their product/stock based accounting skills in a real time setting. Just off the M1 this position is commutable by car and is within 30 minutes of most areas of Nottingham.

You, the successful Assistant Management Accountant will be responsible for the following:

  • Production of Management Accounts; preparation of month end journals, accruals, prepayments
  • Preparation of the month end control file
  • Assist in Internal Audit Process
  • Assist in Year end Audit Process
  • Assist in Year end tax pack preparation
  • Update cashbook & complete weekly/ monthly bank reconciliation
  • Fixed Asset Accounting, Intercompany Reconciliations, Statutory Returns
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and ensure asset accounting complies with policy
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts, agreeing month end position with counterparties
  • Ensuring outstanding balances are resolved on an appropriate and timely basis
  • Produce VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales, National Statistics Returns

As part of your ongoing training, the business will commit to providing you with full study support toward ACCA/CIMA including 2 x study days per each exam and practical development within the following areas:

  • Production of Profit and Loss account with subsequent analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Business Partnering with key stakeholders
  • Completion and presentation of management accounts, including Variance Analysis and financial commentary.
  • Streamlining of systems, processes
  • Technical knowledge i.e; Training courses to aid the development of Excel skills and systems knowledge
  • Management Training courses

If you are an ambitious candidate who is energetic and passionate about their finance career, and you have gained 2-3 years plus of relevant Assistant Accountant/ Accounts Assistant/Analyst level experience then this is an ideal opportunity for you to be aided in successfully reaching Management Accountant level within a set timescale and to be equipped with the skills to develop further in due course.

Key competencies required:

  • 2-3 years experience in an Assistant level finance role, gaining exposure to management accounts production and analysis work
  • Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Advanced Excel
  • SAGE 200 experience ideal but not essential
  • Bright, career focussed and dedicated
  • Thorough technical understanding of work completed to date
  • Desire to push career forwards and be a high flyer for the future within industry finance

This position is well suited to somebody who wants to qualify ASAP and progress to become a Management Accountant in 12-18 months time. If you are ready to progress to the next level then please do apply to this vacancy.