Assistant Management Accountant

Banbury Permanent £28,000 - £32,000
  • Impressive business offering long term career development opportunities
  • Study support available for successful individual

About Our Client

Our client is a highly reputable company with aggressive growth plans for the coming years and they are looking for someone to join their team and be a part of the growth of this business.

Job Description

The Assistant Management Accountant will have a wide range of duties including:

Management Accounts:

  • Assisting the FC with the production of the monthly management accounts, working to a strict timetable to meet Group reporting deadlines, and ensuring balance sheet accounts are reconciled and P&L variances explained.
  • Assist the FC with annual budgets and regular forecasts.
  • Contribute to the year-end audit deliverables in a timely manner, meeting the required audit deadlines.
  • Aid in the preparation of the Financial Statements, record maintenance and administration.
  • Preparation of daily and weekly sales and margin reports.

Stock Control

  • Stock analysis and control, including but not limited to, margin analysis and reason, location and product analysis / supervision including stock count control.
  • Development and proposals for process improvements.
  • Create and provide training documentation for other stock users within the Company including liaison and guidance for showrooms.
  • Overseeing PI stock counts across the business including showroom counts, and liaising with auditors.

Other Ad-hoc tasks (not exhaustive)

  • Bank reconciliations, payments and refunds, for the head office and the sites.
  • Support and cover for AP, AR and banking functions within the finance team.
  • Weekly cashflow assistance.
  • On hand to help with any system developments and testing that may be applied.
  • Assistance with Company-wide projects to accommodate required business strategy changes.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Assistant Management Accountant will have:

  • A sound knowledge of Finance with experience in a previous accounting role, ideally with a strong understanding of double entry booking, PnL and the balance sheet.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and highly organised. The capability to deliver accurate information on a timely basis, with limited supervision.
  • The ability to understand, scrutinise and problem solve.
  • A good listener, possessing a high degree of sensitivity combined with the faculty to be objective.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office and in particular Excel.
  • Ideally be studying for the ACCA/CIMA.
  • Experience of working in a multi-site business is preferable.

What's on Offer

The salary on offer is between £28,000 and £32,000 dependent upon experience and level of qualification.

Laura Riley
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Phone number
+44 186 520 8786

Job summary

Sub Sector
Management Accountant
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Laura Riley
Consultant phone
+44 186 520 8786
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