Trainee Management Accountant

Recruiter
Distinction Doors Ltd
Location
Barnsley
Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purpose of Job: Operationally focused role within the Finance structure that will require daily communication with internal stakeholders of all levels. Working closely with the Finance Manager & Financial accountant you will be responsible for all financial reporting within the business Key Responsibilities Assist in the preparation of periodic financial statements including P/L, SOFP, KPI, variance analysis and commentaries; Ownership of the daily, weekly & periodic reporting functions including; sales, OTIF, production cost cards & weekly cost trackers Processing & generating a high-volume of customer credit notes Liaise with payroll, purchase ledger and sales ledger departments to ensure that all financial transactions are correctly recorded, executed and monitored. Assisting with periodic balance sheet reconciliations and the company VAT return. Proactively find ways to streamline financial processes and offer support to all aspects of the department Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers Providing a key support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions Leading projects to build new internal reports to aid with decision making Promoting cost control across the business and monitoring spend to keep in line with budget Analyzing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts Offering professional judgement on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance Supporting and providing cover within the finance team. Any other duties Skill Requirements: Be keen to pursue a career in accounting with a view to undertake study towards becoming a fully qualified accountant such as ACCA or CIMA Knowledge of double entry bookkeeping is essential A high level of numeracy and accuracy. Ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way Excellent oral and written communication skills IT proficiency including intermediate excel skills (vlookup, pivot tables, sumifs etc) Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff Initiative & discretion Analytical and problem-solving skills Organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadline Person Specification: Desire to become a fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA) Experience working within a finance function with a degree in accountancy or AAT Level 4 Commercial awareness with an interest in business and an understanding of how an organization works and manages resources Professionalism and commitment; take responsibility of your own duties and be enthusiastic to take on new challenges Ability to communicate with stakeholders of all levels Remuneration and Benefits Salary up to £21,000 dependent on experience and qualifications Full study support including additional study leave days 25 days annual leave + bank holidays Additional employee benefits including pension, healthcare cover, free onsite parking

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