Trainee Management Accountant

Sewell Wallis Ltd
06 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are recruiting for a market leading, specialist manufacturing company. This exciting opportunity is for a Trainee Management Accountant to work in a passionate, driven work environment. An ideal candidate will have a university degree or AAT qualification. This is a perfect role for someone who is looking to build a career within the industry.

Role Description:-

Proactively work with the UK Finance team to assist in compiling robust and timely management accounts to enable key business drivers to be reported to the board. Assist in the collation and verification of UK forecasts and budgets in accordance with the Group timetable.

Engage in other business areas, including finance to extend knowledge and provide base for greater understanding of overall processes and procedures within the Group. Support the UK finance team in deploying the month end timetable and reporting requirements.


- Develop standardised processes / policies to assist time taken to execute reports for management.

- Generate understanding company processes to allow greater understanding of performance / key areas.

- Drive continual improvement in terms of data capture and internal / external reporting.

- Develop system to highlight changes in financial accounting / legislation changes in the UK.

- Willing to study ACCA/CIMA

- Generate understanding of SAP to aid internal reporting requirements for management.

- Drive standardisation through documented processes and seek opportunities for process improvements.

- Support and develop the financial acumen of the management team and other key stakeholders.

- Assist in the preparation of monthly Management Accounts and preparation of the management information packs.

- Assist the PLC Management accountant in developing new SAP reports for management.

- Provide daily cash reports to management.

- Assist in the co-ordination to produce the Budgets and Forecasts.

- Assist the PLC Management accountant with monthly reporting requirements.

- Provide assistance and support to colleagues in the Finance team as and when required.

- Undertake ad-hoc business projects as and when required.

Skills / Experience / Requirements:-

- University degree/AAT Qualification

- Strong analytical skills

- Attention to detail with pragmatic approach

- Ability to see the wider financial impact

- Strong organisational skills

- Able to work as part of a team as well as individually

- Can demonstrate ability in using numbers to drive a business forward

- Excellent coaching and mentoring skills

- Ability to influence others at all levels within the organisation

- Eager to assist in the continuous improvement of the organisation

- Ability to promote, embrace and manage change

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted

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