Job descriptionMy client, a leading service based business based on the outskirts of Harrogate are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Management Accountant on a permanent basis. This business has experienced a strong period of growth despite the current climate and as such are looking to grow their long standing, existing team. This role reports into an extremely supportive and personable Senior Management Accountant and will involve working with a long standing and knowledgeable finance team.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has ideally had practical experience of calculating accruals, prepayments and journals and will hopefully have experience within a similar role. The ideal candidate will also have had some exposure to the monthly management accounts process or will be keen to develop into this kind of role and will be hands on in approach. Study support will be provided and the role is commutable from both the Harrogate and Leeds areas.
The role will primarily be focused upon assisting with the production of the management accounts and the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting with the monthly closing and reporting of the books and records, related account reconciliations and will involve interaction with stakeholders across the business.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has had some management accounts exposure to gain access to a role where they will be encouraged to develop and push themselves. Full training and support will be provided for the right candidate. This role would suit someone who is either an accountancy or finance graduate, AAT studier or someone who is in the process of studying CIMA or ACCA.
As an Assistant Management Accountant, your main duties will initially include but are not limited to the following:-
Key responsibilities of the role are:-
-Supporting in the production of monthly management accounts including journals, reconciliations, variance analysis and accounts preparation.
-Producing monthly financial reporting packs.
-Maintaining and updating control accounts including calculation of monthly accruals and prepayments.
-Ensuring KPI's are met.
-Ad-hoc project work and financial analysis as required.
-Assisting with the preparation of MI for senior management and monitoring costs and identifying ways of cost saving.
-Balance sheet reconciliations.
-Dealing with queries and supporting on reviewing debt levels.
-Reconciling data and the bank accounts.
-Ad-hoc analysis and project work as and when required.
The ideal candidate will:-
- Have experience of working within a Finance team and will have a desire to progress within the industry.
- Want to study alongside working.
- Be looking to join a growing business that will allow you to progress whilst supporting your studies.
- Have excellent IT skills, with strong Excel skills.
- Have experience of working within a similar role.
- Be able to work within a fast paced environment.
- Be able to work as part of a team.
- Have excellent communication skills.
For more information please contact Gemma Watmough
To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.
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