Assistant Management Accountant

Bibby Distribution
Bury, UK
£16000 - £18000/annum
20 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Experience level
Part qualified
Assistant Management Accountant (Maternity Cover - starting February 2021)

Who are we?
Bibby Distribution Ltd has been operating under the Bibby Line Group umbrella since 1985, servicing household names from over 40 locations across the UK.

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We're proud to be powered by our people - they're the heart of our success. A family owned business dating back over 200 years, we have a vibrant mix of colleagues up and down the country: from drivers, walkers, hikers, swimmers, runners, painters, singers and everything else in between! Living our values by 'Working Together' and 'Trusting Each other' means that you are bound to meet people who will become friends along the way.

A bit about the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our team in Bury on a fixed term contract (11 months). Based on a 35 hour week working Monday - Friday, you'll be supporting the finance teams with month end reporting and ad hoc projects as they occur.

You'll be responsible for processing of day to day transactional items within the finance function, supporting the operations with their reporting requirements. The Accounts Assistant will be a central point of contact for both internal and external customers.

A day in the life as an Assistant Management Accountant for Bibby Distribution might include any of the following:

Central Balance sheet reconciliations
Raising purchase orders within JDE for the central function and supplier account reviews.
Creating sales invoices and issuing them to customers on a timely basis.
Month end support including prepayment/accrual calculations and journal posting.
Running and compiling weekly and monthly reports for internal and external use.
Liaising with customers, suppliers and our shared service centre via phone and email.
Providing accounting support
Consolidation of reporting from the wider Finance Function
Creating spreadsheets
Assisting with credit control
Creating documents
Providing administrative assistance
Dealing with phone calls.
What will make you a great fit for this role?

Experience of working in a finance environment with an understanding of the basic accountancy principles - preferably ACCA/CIMA part-qualified or AAT
A thorough working knowledge of Excel/Microsoft Office software and comfortable manipulating data within it.
Experience of using of JD Edwards or a similar ERP system would be beneficial.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written - including a good telephone manor/customer service approach.
An organised and structured person who is able to meet deadlines.
Team player
Problem Solving
Excellent time-management skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Use own initiative
Dependable and trustworthy
Let's talk perks...

Discounts on days out, tickets, gym memberships, retailers, restaurants and more!
Free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children; 24/7 counselling & support, 24/7 GP helpline, dental, health screening & more
Free eye care vouchers for VDU users; (free eye test & discount on glasses)
Discount on mobile phone contracts with EE
25 days holiday (okay okay okay, we know this is an entitlement we just wanted to remind you)
Ready to set the wheels in motion?

What are you waiting for! Send your CV and a covering letter to the email address below telling us why you're ideal for the job. Successful applicants will be invited to a face to face interview. We know the right fit for our team is out there, do you think it could be you? You know what to do...

We can't wait to meet you

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