Assistant Management Accountant

Surrey, Walton-On-Thames
£30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
04 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019
Chris Royce
Contract type
Part time

The purpose of the Assistant Management Accountant role is -

  • Manage the maintenance of General Ledger. Ensuring processing of journals, account analysis and all associated transactions and reporting requirements are completed to deadlines.
  • Management of cash processing and reconciliations
  • Manage treasury reporting
  • Fixed asset accounting

Client Details

An extremely well known brand name with offices based in the Walton-On-Thames area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport.


The Assistant Management Accountant role involves;

Assistant Accountant Management

  • Manage one/two Assistant Accountants (previous management experience not essential)
  • Bi annual performance reviews
  • Ensure SMART objectives

General Ledger

  • Manage process of preparing and posting all journals for payroll, prepayments, accruals etc.
  • Manage month end process for the brands
  • Manage Intercompany recharges to other inter-companies
  • Review reconciliation analyse for all balance sheet accounts

Cash - bank reconciliation

  • Manage cash entries process, ensure all are made accurately and in good time
  • Review weekly bank reconciliations for all SAP Brands
  • Confirm cash pooling balance in Diapason and ensure related postings interest rec'd, paid etc

Treasury reporting

  • Enter cash positions in to the treasury reporting system.
  • Manage and review cash flow spreadsheets for Group (Syrus) reporting
  • Liaise with wider Finance team to understand variances
  • Prepare analysis reports

Fixed Assets

  • Monthly capital expenditure reporting to France and Controllers
  • Manage creation of assets
  • Ensure fixed asset recharge invoices to stores for counter contribution are raised, accurate and in timely manner
  • Monthly maintenance of WIP account
  • Manage and review monthly depreciation run

VAT, Tax &NIC's

  • Manage Vat postings, review and process quarterly UK Vat Returns including payments
  • Manage and review employers NIC's journals and payment
  • Review preparation of quarterly corporation tax and organise payments
  • Manage Intrastat & EC Sales list reporting

Audit & Statutory reporting

  • Process all audit queries including supplying audit back up
  • Produce base documents to support the Statutory accounts
  • Produce Statutory accounts for signing


  • Manage process to confirm agreement and reconcile intercompany balances with Group monthly and quarterly
  • Ensure analysis and monthly recharges are processed and accurate
  • Ensure timely payments of intercompany balances
  • Ensure all intercompany entries reconcile
  • Liaise with other brands to ensure month end accruals are accounted for accurately


  • Support the Senior Accountant with ad hoc queries, analysis and projects
  • Assist and support SSC (all brands)

National Statistics

  • Prepare national statistic reports, for Distribution and services, Quarterly stock, Monthly turnover, Quarterly headcount etc.


The ideal candidate for the Assistant Management Accountant role will;

  • Have worked in a similar role previously
  • Must have previous Management Accounting experience
  • Will be part-qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • Will have strong stakeholder management experience / able to business partner with various teams & managers

Job Offer

The Assistant Management Accountant role, in Walton-On-Thames can pay up to £35,000 + Bonus + 25 days holiday + study support + many other great benefits!!

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