Assistant Management Accountant

Job Description

Our client – a leading manufacturer & supplier based in Daventry – is seeking an experienced assistant management accountant to join their finance team on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Creating the Projects on CRM Business Central & allocating costs/ sales to the projects
  • Managing the Applications for Payment diary to ensure submitted on time.
  • Creating the Sales Invoices on Business Central once certified
  • Liaising with suppliers/contractors to obtain quotations.
  • Liaising with suppliers to raise the Purchase Orders & arrange deliveries to site.
  • Ensuring site access has been discussed and suppliers informed of requirements.
  • Verifying Sub Contractors on Business Central and submitting the monthly CIS return to HMRC

Monthly Management Accounts:

  • Posting Purchase & Sales Invoices and allocating / posting the Receipts & Payments
  • Management of supporting schedules for the accounts and posting relevant journals including Prepayments, Accruals, Fixed Assets, Work in Progress, CIS Deductions & Retentions
  • Reconcile the Bank Account and Inter Company to Cash Book and Bank Statement
  • Calculate the monthly Commissions payments and notify Head of Finance for Payroll
  • Produce Trial Balance and complete Month End Pack ensuring all schedules, debtors and creditors reports correspond to the figures in the accounts & working papers are retained

Other Responsibilities:

  • Prepare BACS payments for Suppliers and Sub Contractors for authorisation
  • Produce Mutual Debtors and Creditors Report for the Group
  • Take responsibility for raising the recharges invoices for the Group.
  • Process expenses for all employee’s
  • Assist Head of Finance with Audit Preparation
  • Process P11D’s within required timescales
  • Monthly production of the Supplier Report
  • EGR – raise Bacs payments when required.


The Right Person

  • Part OR fully-qualified accountant, studying or qualified by experience,
  • Experience of production of trial balance and monthly management accounts,
  • Experience with Construction Industry Scheme (CIS),
  • Understanding of procurement and issues associated with the delivery of goods to site,
  • Experience of implementing / maintaining quality systems, developing strategies to meet business needs,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Strong IT skills incl. MS Office, Sage 50, MS Dynamics & Business Central. Knowledge of MS Project Service Automation preferred but not essential.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £25,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 21 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Benefits incl. Study Support (applicable after 6-month probation), Pension, Life Assurance, Incapacity Benefit, Private Medical Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Digicare App

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11949) on 0116 254 9404.