Assistant Management Accountant
This highly successful and established manufacturing organisation is looking for an ambitious Assistant Management Accountant to join the Milton Keynes team and support the Finance Manager in a broad range of accounting functions relating to general and sub-ledgers, including management reporting, reconciliations, and transaction entry.
This is an exciting time to join the business as there are multiple projects on the horizon all of which impact the finance team in a positive way and which will eventually lead to further career progression for the Candidate in this role.
Preparation of regular management reports and business KPIs to strict deadlines
Maintenance of the company’s Fixed Asset Register
Preparation and reconciliation of quarterly VAT Returns
Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and investigation of variances as required
Analysis of financial month-end variances
Calculation and scheduling of accruals and prepayments
Preparation and posting of accounting journals
Credit control, liaising directly with customers to progress payments and resolve disputes and queries
Maintenance and reconciliation of Invoice Discounting (ID) account and liaising with the ID bank to ensure appropriate levels of debt recognition and management
Assist the Finance Manager with management/financial reporting and analysis, inventory management, cash/receipts forecasting, and ad hoc reporting and analysis as required from time to time but not specifically mentioned above
Assist the Finance Manager in leading the company’s auditors through financial records and supporting documents as part of their audit of the statutory accounts
Applicants must have a minimum of two years experience in a finance role ideally within a manufacturing environment, and be highly competent in the use of Microsoft Excel - vlookup, pivot tables, sumif etc.
If you have a can-do/pro-active approach, possess a positive attitude and are committed to qualifying and developing as a management accountant, then this could be the career opportunity for you. We are looking for someone with an enquiring attitude, an analytical mindset who is constantly looking for opportunities to improve processes, controls, and financial/management information. You must be a team player, able to manage time well and meet strict accounting deadlines, and be prepared to cover for the Finance Manager and Accounts Payable Finance Assistance in their absence as required,
This is a permanent role paying £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience and is office based in Milton Keynes with free parking.