Trainee Management Accountant

Commercial Services Trading Ltd
West Malling, UK
17,000 - 21,000
17 Apr 2021
25 Apr 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
We are seeking a passionate and driven individual who is ready to develop their Accountancy career.

This is an exciting opportunity and would suit someone who has begun their professional qualification and has transactional experience within a finance team. This is a 'growth' role and the successful candidate will take on additional responsibilities as part of a succession plan. The role will work closely with the Divisional Management Accountant, who will provide on-the-job development in addition to the candidate studying towards a professional qualification.

The ideal applicant is highly motivated by personal development and thrives in a high paced, dynamic environment. They will be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and time management skills, and will be a capable and confident Excel user.

Key Duties:
  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation and posting of monthly prepayments and accruals.
  • Journal input.
  • Maintain monthly spreadsheet models
  • Assisting in production of Management accounts, including reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Keep processes and procedures up to date and ensure any process improvements are correctly documented.
  • Maintaining Audit file evidence.
  • Reconciliation of customer rebates.
  • Maintain "live" PO system and assist in analysing overhead cost control throughout the energy division.
  • Responsibility for payment of overhead invoices, including seeking relevant authorisation via the SAM and posting to the finance system.
  • Ad Hoc reporting for internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist Management Accountant with budget setting and re-forecasting
  • Assist Management Accountant with ad hoc projects.
  • Continue to take on additional tasks and responsibilities in line with developing skills and experience

  • GCSE English and maths or equivalent.
  • Is actively studying towards (or has the desire to complete) a professional qualification e.g. ACCA, CIMA. Must have minimum AAT Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Transactional experience within a finance team, particularly sales/purchase ledger, invoice/cash processing, journal input.
  • Good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages.

Commercial Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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