Assistant Management Accountant

Job Overview

Milton Keynes, England
Job Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
Date Posted
20 days ago

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Job Description

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.

You should be AAT and/or studying or looking to gain a qualification as a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) or equivalent, for which purpose the company will provide on-the-job training.

Key responsibilities

  • 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.


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