Junior Management Accountant

Recruiter
Adjacency Recruitment Limited
Location
Cheltenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
08 Nov 2019
Ref
1280046676
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will

·Support the Senior Management Accountant for head office costs, along with the wider team and peers

·Assist in the delivery of a well understood and explainable result in the area of head office costs

·Reconcile the balance sheet accounts in the area of head office costs with any risks and opportunities understood, documented, and communicated

·Investigate and report on any anomalies arising from accounts preparation with feedback to sub-ledger teams where necessary

·Assist in producing the analysis page for all head office costs for the monthly management accounts pack

·Look for ways to improve current processes to speed up month-end and enhance controls

·Ensure that any actions comply with accounting standards and legislative frameworks

·Assist with internal and external audit requests to ensure that a clean audit is achieved, thus minimising risk

·Develop an understanding of the underlying performance of the head office costs areas via weekly operational reports

·Be able to explain complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders in a clear and engaging way

·Contribute to the budgeting and forecasting process as necessary

·Complete ad-hoc projects as required outside of normal duties

You are

·ACCA / CIMA / ACA part qualified

·Experienced in working within a busy finance team

·Ideally experienced in a junior management accounting role, or at least understanding of how management accounting works

·Competent in using finance systems and able to pick up new ones quickly

·Able to understand balance sheets and financial statements

·Happy to start in a role doing postings, reconciliations etc

·Keen to build on your experience and take the next step in your accounting career

·Proactive, driven, resilient, and able to work under your own initiative

·Able to hit the ground running, with a positive and driven attitude to make a real difference

·A strong communicator, able to build relationships with the team and cross functional team members

·Located within commuting distance of our Cheltenham head office

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