Assistant Management Accountant 6 month FTC- Finance, Bury St Edmunds

Recruiter
Greene King
Location
Norfolk
Posted
04 Apr 2017
Closes
22 Apr 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Fixed Term contract position covering Maternity Leave for an Assistant Management Accountant working within Finance Shared Services (FSS) as part of the Managed Pubs (Retail) team.





Responsibilities


The role will involve supporting the Record to Report (R2R) team in the preparation of periodic management accounts. For over 1800 pubs and restaurants
You will be responsible for (amongst other things);



Calculating and posting journals for various accruals, prepayments and recharges
Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations including identifying and following up on reconciling items
Review/investigation of P&L cost lines (variances against budget)
Answering House Manager and BDM queries on the P&Ls
Assistance in the production of various hard copy reporting packs
Any other ad-hoc work/projects required by the R2R Manager/R2R Senior Manager
Constantly review ways of working and accounting processes






Key Skills and Attributes


Proactive approach to identifying solutions to problems



Strong Excel skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Experience of a busy finance environment preferably within a similar role
Attention to detail, ensuring that outputs are of high quality
An enquiring mind, comfortable challenging others within the business when appropriate
Consistently deliver on commitments, despite challenging timescales and competing priorities
Flexible approach to workload, able to adjust easily to changing priorities
The courage to challenge ways of working & procedures
Team player mentality
Strong customer service ethos






Experience /Qualifications


Ambition to or already studying towards AAT, CIMA or ACCA or equivalent accounting qualification
Experience in a comparable role would be advantageous
Large company experience desirable
The ideal candidate would have a strong financial background in various aspects of accounting






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Location: Bury St Edmunds, UK