Assistant Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12115A
  • Date Posted: 3 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Assistant Management Accountant

An independently-owned firm based in Market Harborough is seeking an experienced Assistant Management Accountant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for analysing and reporting on the key commercial elements of the business. Working closely with all functions within the business, the role is pivotal in supporting the drive for enhanced turnover and profitability.

Key duties include:

*Management of sales ledger, ensuring turnover is correctly recorded to departments. Ensuring finance department invoicing is complete & reconciles with operations,
*Margin analysis compared to the initial costing,
*Sales and margin reporting, identifying errors, liaising with product managers to confirm results,
*Oversee purchase ledger function to ensure accuracy,
*Variance analysis of performance against forecast,
*Analyse costs to ensure they are correctly assigned. Investigate anomalies by conducting effective meetings with various departments to ensure accurate results are reported,
*Ensure reported costs are correct and accurate at all times / missing costs are provided for,
*Manage accruals & pre-payments,
*Manage month-end journals,
*Calculate commission due to advertising & marketing partners, providing for missing costs & releasing accordingly,
*Assist with monthly management accounts production, with a view to taking control & reporting to the Financial Controller,
*Balance sheet reconciliations,
*Periodic reporting to legislative bodies,
*Support a team of accounts assistants with day-to-day departmental duties.

The Right Person
*Ideally part-qualified or desire to become qualified CIMA, ACCA, AAT or equivalent / or qualified by experience,
*Experience within a finance department up to trial balance level & completing month-end,
*Balance sheet control account maintenance experience,
*Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Sage 50 and/or CRM systems,
*Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
*Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision,
*Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills.

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time
*Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
*Some flexible working available in line with company policy

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