Assistant Management Accountant

Walters People
Manchester, UK
£28000 - £32000/annum
07 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Experience level
Part qualified
International Media Organisation based in Manchester require an Assistant Management Accountant to cover maternity leave for 12 months

As a management accountant, the main purpose of the role is to support the production of accurate and timely management reporting which complies with all internal requirements. You will also assist with completion of accurate budgets and forecasts to reflect the strategy and activities of organisation to agreed formats and timetables

Key duties include:

Assist with the timely and accurate production of all management accounts and monthly reporting (local and group) to agreed formats and timetables

Analyse financial data to identify and resolve any issues and to explain any variances from budget or forecast and to assist the users of the information to understand what the numbers are representing so that they can use them to make informed and effective business decisions

Ensure that there are adequate and robust financial controls within the financial systems

Identify and make recommendations on where system and control improvements can be made

Ensure that the balance sheet is fully reconciled and reviewed every month end with any issues identified and resolved

Ensure that all operating and financial systems are reconciled to ensure completeness and integrity

Support the annual budget and periodic forecast process
Assist with the production and management of cash flow forecasts to share with the relevant stakeholders

Ensure strict adherence to organisation and group cash principles to ensure maximisation of working capital and cash flow is maintained at all times

To be considered for this role you must have experience in the following areas:

At least 2 years experience in an assistant financial or management accounting position
AAT qualified or CIMA/ACCA part-qualified or have equivalent experience
Intermediate excel skills
Previous experience of working with a finance ERP system

In return you will receive a competitive salary, fixed term contract and contracted by the organisation and the opportunity to gain a permanent contract