Assistant Management Accountant

Recruiter
Kenneth Brian Associates Limited
Location
Alton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1152903144
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company

Our client is a value added in the marketing of new security, storage and networking technologies for corporate users. And is currently going through a period of growth.

Job Purpose

Working with the other management accountant(s) to take responsibility for the maintenance of accounting records and fulfilment of financial and management reporting requirements. This includes the preparation of the month Group and Executive Team reporting packs and year-end financial statements and the associated supporting records, and other timely, relevant financial information as required.

Accountability and activities

Working within a team with the other Management Accountant(s) to complete the following tasks:
  • Preparation of the monthly Group Reporting pack and associated appendices for all UK based companies. In order to do so, the following records and calculations are to be produced and maintained:
  • Calculation of the gross margin and reconciliation between the profitability reports and accounting records.
  • Analysis of turnover and cost of sales expenses
  • Calculating deferral and release of revenue and costs on support contracts
  • Maintaining a record of accrued and deferred revenues and costs
  • Calculation of customer rebate accruals
  • Controlling the fixed asset and demonstration stock register
  • Calculating stock provisions
  • Calculating monthly accruals and prepayments
  • Undertake the accounting for marketing campaigns
  • Reviewing overhead expenses in detail to ensure appropriate classification and against prior month and budget for unusual variances
  • Maintaining GRNI and IRNC sheets
  • Preparation of other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Generation and submission of recharge invoices and supporting documentation

In addition to:
  • Monthly reconciliation of gross margin per Qlikview to our accounting record
  • Preparation of month end management information pack in advance of the Executive Team meetings
  • Regular preparation of bank and other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns, EC sales list and intrastat declaration to meet deadlines
  • Regular reconciliation of deferment account statements to C79 forms received
  • Assisting with the production of the annual budget
  • Preparation of year-end financial statements and consolidation packs, and any providing supporting information and explanations required by auditors
  • Any other analysis of financial information on an ad hoc basis

Person Specification
  • Self-starter with the capability of working well independently and as part of a small team
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-review work
  • Ability to understand and follow processes and identify potential improvements
  • Proactive and works on own initiative
  • Ability to present documents in a clear, cohesive manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills (desirable)
  • ACA/ACCA qualified or studying

The role will be based within the Alton office, with minimal requirement to travel as part of the role.

Benefits
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Up to 5% matched pension
  • Annual Kick-Off abroad
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • 24 days holiday and a day off for your birthday

This role offers a full study package to the right candidate.

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