Role details

Assistant Management Accountant

Warrington   •   £27,000 - £29,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Part Qualified role within a head office for a blue chip brand
  • Management account with a multi-site responsibility

About Our Client

This Assistant Management Accountant role will be to providing front line financial support to operational teams including Heads of Finance, Heads of Operations and Service Managers, the Management Accountant role should be the first point of contact for the operational business. Preparation of monthly accounts, commentary and ad hoc analysis.

Based near Widnes / Warrington this role is easily accessible by motorway driving.

Job Description

This Assistant Management Accountant role will have the following key responsibilities:

*Prepare monthly management accounts for insightful financial analysis and commentary

*Take lead of preparation of rolling monthly forecasts in conjunction with Heads of Finance.

*Work with operational teams, Head of Management Accounts and Heads of Finance to prepare annual budgets and reforecasts.

*Preparation of year end pack to allow completion of statutory accounts & tax calculations by the Finance Control Team.

*First point of financial contact for operational teams and Heads of Finance.

*Will support Heads of Finance and operational management in external meetings/negotiations and provide financial analysis to support contract negotiations.

*Ensure revenue reconciliations are maintained on a monthly basis and risks to P&L and cashflow are highlighted early.

*Apply a proactive approach to identify, highlight, investigate and help resolve key financial issues (e.g. old debts, cash flow, management of balance sheet - accruals/deferred revenue/balance sheet recs etc).

*Supporting operational teams with, Achievement of corporate budget, Cash management, Balance sheet management

*Explain financial results and concepts to non financial staff. Coach and develop non financial staff to better understand the results within their services.

*Have key input into service line remodeling/costing.

*Provide ad hoc financial analysis to key stakeholders as required (Head of Management Accounts, Head of Finance, Heads of Operations, Service Managers, Exec team).

*Provision of support to bid team and responding to information requests as required.

*Provide financial support to mobilisation of new services, getting involved at an early stage to ensure key financial issues are identified up front.

*Coaching, support and delegation of appropriate tasks to Assistant Management Accountant.

Preparing and maintaining procedure notes to allow cross covering of responsibilities.

*Responsible for ensuring timely invoice requisitioning.

*Close working relationship with the Finance Control Team, specifically around: Highlighting cash, flow risks/opportunities, Requesting sales invoices, Credit control, Treatment of purchase transactions

The Successful Applicant

This fantastic role will be highly competitive and will require the following skills in order to be considered;

*Part Qualified studying for a recognised accountancy qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent)

*Graduate within business or Finance 2.1 or above as a minimum

*Excellent experience with producing month end accounts and currently taking part in month end variance reporting.

*Positive attitude and ability to work in a team

*Advanced Microsoft Excel user

*Fully IT literate, able to adopt new systems with ease such as Powerpoint and other Relevant systems experience (PS Financials, Oracle, Vision)

What's on Offer

This role will offer;

*Competitive salary 27-30 depending on academics and experience level

*Full study support for ACA, CIMA, ACCA

*Excellent flexible benefits scheme

*Flexible working

*Modern offices


*Free Parking

*Onsite facilities

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