Assistant Management Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancaster
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-04-23
REF: RH0047
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Company details and job overview:
Due to an internal promotion, a forward thinking Assistant Management Accountant is required to join a privately owned service based organisation in the Lancaster area. This is an excellent opportunity for a CIMA/ACCA finalist or studier who is committed to qualifying in the next 12-18 months, wishing to secure an all-encompassing position which will compliment their studies.

Your new role as Assistant Management Accountant:
Working in a finance team of 5, you will report to and work closely with their CIMA qualified Finance Manager. As Assistant Management Accountant you will focus on supporting with the preparation of the management accounts pack including the balance sheet, profit and loss and all associated commentary and analysis. You will be responsible for balance sheet reconciliations; posting prepayments and accruals; preparation and review of quarterly VAT returns; and supporting with sales and purchase ledger duties.
There will be a strong commercial element to the role in supporting with business plans and you will gain exposure to various upcoming projects including system developments and process improvements. You will also be required to build and maintain strong relationships with key partners across the business, providing insightful analysis of costs against budget.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
To be considered for this opportunity, you will actively be studying CIMA or ACCA (study support will be provided). You will already have good exposure to the month end accounting process and management accounts, and be keen to build on this experience further. You will be a strong Excel user (pivot tables and VLookups) and experience of Sage 50 is desirable. Strong communication skills are essential as you will be required to work cross-functionally throughout the business being a key representative of the finance team.

Salary and reward on offer:
You will benefit from a competitive starting salary depending on experience, and you will receive a comprehensive study package with support from the Finance Manager. This opportunity is suited to a career driven individual as it is expected that this role will grow into a more senior position in the finance function as the business continues to expand. Other benefits include a company pension, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, and wellbeing benefits. This is an office based role, however it is possible to work 1 day per week remotely and flexibility around working hours will be considered.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.