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Trainee Management Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackpool
Industry:
Finance
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-11-10
REF: RHTMA101121PR
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email: rachel.holland@kentonblack.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

A Blackpool based manufacturing organisation have partnered with Kenton Black Finance as they look to strengthen their finance team by appointing a Trainee Management Accountant. This is a newly created role following a period of significant growth in turnover and market share. Established for 30+ years, the business form part of a large multinational group of companies which remains family owned and there is further growth forecasted.

This is an excellent springboard opportunity for somebody with transactional accounting experience who is looking to build on these skills through gaining hands on exposure across management accounts and month end activities.

Your New Role as Trainee Management Accountant:

As Trainee Management Accountant, you will work in a friendly team of 6-7 finance staff and you will receive appropriate levels of training, support and guidance from a well-experienced Management Accountant. You will enjoy a diverse and hands on position with specific duties including:

• Assisting the Management Accountant with the preparation of month end management accounts
• Assisting with balance sheet reconciliations including inter company balances
• Assisting with budgeting and forecasting activities
• Help in the development and improvements of existing systems and processes
• Providing support across purchase ledger, sales ledger and credit control as required
• Involvement in various key projects including an upcoming ERP implementation

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

This position is well suited to a career driven individual who is AAT qualified or actively studying, or who has already started CIMA/ACCA (a comprehensive study package will be available). You will already have good grounding exposure to transactional accounting processes, and be keen to further progress within a finance function. Strong Excel skills are required, and knowledge of ERP/finance systems is desirable. Whilst not essential, experience within a manufacturing setting is advantageous and you will be a strong communicator with good interpersonal skills as you will be required to communicate with other finance and non-finance staff within the business.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

You will receive a competitive starting salary which will be reviewed as your role grows and career advancement opportunities will be available. Alongside a full study package, you will be entitled to a company annual leave entitlement, pension and flexibility around working hours (this is a 37.5 hour full time, office based role).

Please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for immediate consideration.

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.