Our client based on the outskirts of Didcot is currently recruiting for an Assistant Management Accountant to join their existing team.
Reporting in to the Financial Controller, you will 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.
Accurately process financial information to deliver monthly management accounts with commentary and comparative against budget/prior year within agreed time frame.
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 redemption's.
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.
Cover for other members of the finance team during periods of absence and annual leave.
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
Managing and protecting customer information in accordance with the companies policy and General Data Protection RegulationsThe Person/Skills required
Newly Qualified/Qualified accountant with ACCA or 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 team working 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