Berry Recruitment are delighted to be able to offer an exceptional opportunity to join a leading organisation as an Assistant Management Accountant on a full time, permanent basis within Harwell, Oxfordshire
The main purpose of the Assistant Management Accountant role is 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.
Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Working Hours: Monday-Friday 08:30 -17:30 - 35 Hours per week
Generous annual leave entitlement
Assistant Management Accountant Key Responsibilities:
Accurately process financial information to deliver monthly management accounts with commentary and comparative against budget/prior year within agreed timeframe.
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.
Cover for other members of the finance team during periods of absence and annual leave.
Prepare year-end reconciliations with supporting schedules and documentation. Liaise directly with auditors.
Assistant Management Accountant Candidate Specification:
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.
Strong interpersonal and team working skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff.
If you believe you have the passion and interest to succeed in the Assistant Management Accountant role, please contact Kathy at the Oxford branch. We look forward to hearing from you.
If you do not hear back within five days, unfortunately you have not been successful with your application.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job