Assistant Management Accountant - Part Qualified

Superior Recruitment
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
13 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Client:

A Blue Chip Services organisation based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

This opportunity is specifically to free up subject matter experts from AP, AR and Management Accounting to help with a Finance Transformation Programme.

The programme is 2 years long as they change the FSSC structure to create new roles as well as needing backfills for SMEs. This role will be to do either but it would be about supporting to fill the gaps, so every day will be different.

The Opportunity:

This is a chance to join a well-established, customer-focused team and work within a tightly knit passionate environment with a "can do attitude" to succeed. There is a high probability after 2 years to become a permanent finance staff member.

The Assistant Management Accountant will be responsible for a number of European entities and will assist with the accounting activities of the Shared Service Management Accounts team. Reporting directly into the Senior Management Accountant sitting within Group Finance.

* Primarily you will be responsible for the preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for various European entities;

* Prepare and Submit reporting for various European entities to head office;

* To produce & post monthly journals;

* To produce monthly/quarterly VAT returns/reconciliations for European entities for submission to Head Office & European accountants;

* To process salary journals for European entities;

* Maintain company fixed asset register;

* To process bank reconciliations for UK & European entities;

* Intercompany loan accounts reconciliation & revaluation;

* Currency revaluation;

* Assist with budget preparation;

* Assist with statutory audits and provide audit information;

* Provide information for annual corporation tax schedules;

* Provision of accounting information to in-country accountants;

* Support Sales & Purchase Ledger functions in relation to general accounting issues;

* Provide cover for the Management Accounts team if required.

The Candidate:

* Educated in a related field of study would be nice

* Studying towards ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification. Study support can be available for the right individual

* Be a passionate accountant who is a strong team player who thrives working in a collaborative environment

* Good communication, Microsoft Excel and presentation skills are important

* Professional and positive approach

* Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills

* Track record of problem-solving

* Able to work in a team and on their own initiative

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