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Assistant Management Accountant - Leeds - Study Support

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    £21000 - £24000 per annum + study support and excellent benefits

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    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

My client, a leading services based business in Leeds City Centre 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 Finance Manager and will involve working really closely with a qualified Accountant.

This is a great opportunity to join a company that really do invest in their people, the successful candidate will gain access to an excellent benefits package and the option to partake in hybrid working (two office days, three from home).

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has ideally had practical experience of calculating accruals, prepayments and journals and study support will be provided. The ideal candidate will also have had some exposure to the monthly management accounts process within a previous finance role or will be keen to develop into this kind of role and will be hands on in approach and able to take on some transactional duties as required.

The role will primarily be focused upon assisting with the production of the management accounts, however the role will support the existing Commercial Analyst and will allow long term career development and progression and will involve some finance business partnering. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting with the monthly closing and reporting of the accounting records, related account reconciliations and will involve interaction with stakeholders across the business.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has some management accounts exposure (accruals,prepayments, journals) and is looking to study and 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.

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.
-Assisting in year-end accounts.
-Maintaining and updating control accounts including calculation of monthly accruals and prepayments.
-Assisting with the budgeting and forecasting processes.
-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.
-Supporting in the preparation of month end packs and KPI's.
-Reconciling data and key point of contact between all areas of finance.
-Producing reports and assisting with any commentary

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 (CIMA/ACCA).
- 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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