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Trainee Assistant Management Accountant - York

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

Our client is a leading service based business, who are instantly recognisable within the market place.

With offices based on the outskirts of North York, this business has experienced a strong period of growth and as a result are looking to grow the long standing, existing finance team.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has worked within transactional finance to gain exposure to a role where they will gain full study support and will be involved in the production of management accounts. Full training and support will be provided for the right candidate and there is a clear progression path into a full management accounts based role within the near future. Full study support with be provided for AAT/CIMA/ACCA.

An element of flexible working can also be provided however there would be the requirement to be in the office for at least two days a week so the successful candidate should be happy working within the York area.

As a Trainee Assistant Management Accountant, you will be reporting directly to the Finance Manager and your main duties will initially include but are not limited to the following:-

-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.
-Supporting with the preparation of MI for senior management and monitoring costs and identifying ways of cost saving.
-Balance sheet reconciliations.
-Maintaining the sales ledger side, producing invoices and allocating monies to the ledger
-Ensuring overpayments and refunds and paid according to deadlines.
-Reconciling data and the bank accounts.
-Raising credit notes.
-Dealing with clients and updating the inhouse system.

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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