Assistant Management Accountant

Recruiter
Adjacency Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1185703158
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A fast-growing, retail company is looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join their dynamic and expanding finance team.

Reporting to the finance manager, you will have part ownership of retail costs (payroll, property, controllable costs and capex) and central costs.

Your role will include:
  • Month end.
  • Preparing and posting period end journal entries.
  • Completing a robust balance sheet reconciliations to agreed deadlines.
  • Investigating and preparing narrative explaining variances to budget and prior year for key expense categories.
  • Supporting the Head of Finance Manager with the preparation of reporting to communicate performance to the management team Business partnering.
  • Identifying drivers of overspend, prepare ad hoc analysis and develop recommendations to reduce financial risk.
  • Developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships across the Retail team and with central department heads.
  • Supporting the budgeting and forecast process liaising closely with the Commercial Finance team. Compliance and controls.
  • Significant involvement in the year-end process, preparation of deliverables for the audit and key contact for the auditors during the audit process.

The ideal candidate will be working towards a recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) and have at least 1-2 years of experience of working within a high-volume finance team.

Study Support is included.

Retail experience is strongly preferred, but not essential.
  • Intermediate Excel skills are required as well as strong attention to detail.
  • You will need to be enthusiastic, self-motivated and have a desire to drive improvements in a fast-paced business.
  • You will have a can-do attitude and be driven to further your career and team.

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