Assistant Management Accountant

Focus Resourcing Group
Didcot, UK
16 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based on the outskirts of Didcot is currently recruiting for an Assistant Management Accountant to join their team.

The role

To prepare monthly management accounts, with variance analysis to budget and prior year on a timely basis, perform key reconciliation tasks and assist with monthly/year-end processes and statutory returns.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Accurately process financial information to deliver monthly management accounts with commentary and comparative against budget/prior year within agreed timeframe (working day 10).
  • Prepare monthly journals, accruals, prepayments, deferred costs and income reports and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register, recording acquisitions, disposals and calculating depreciation.
  • Maintain the investments schedule, recording acquisitions and redemptions.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statutory reports, annual adjustments, budget preparation and supporting Managers with any queries, enabling them to manage their budgets effectively.
  • Process online banking transactions. *
  • Prepare year end reconciliations with supporting schedules and documentation.
  • Liaise directly with auditors.
  • Proactively develop and improve processes and procedures to deliver against objectives.
  • Following organisational process and procedures to ensure member expectations and agreed service level agreements are met

The Person/Skills required
  • Part qualified accountant up to intermediate level (ACCA / CIMA).
  • Proven experience of working in a similar position within a Finance Accounting team.
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully closing month-end and preparation of journals and VAT returns.
  • Previous financial systems experience, specifically SAGE 200.
  • Strong IT skills with knowledge of MS office. Advanced excel skills including pivot tables and Vlookups.
  • An eye for detail with the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure.
  • Effective written, verbal and electronic communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamworking skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff.
  • Organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

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