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Job Description

Assistant Management Accountant

£30k – £40k


My client is a leading PLC company committed to innovation, growth, and delivering exceptional value to their shareholders. They operate across multiple sectors, driving forward with a clear strategy and strong operational capabilities. Their team is their strength, and they invest in their people to ensure they remain at the forefront of their industry.

Job Purpose

The Assistant Management Accountant will support the Senior Accountant in all aspects of financial reporting as well as working alongside and assisting with subsidiary finance teams. This role is integral to ensuring accurate financial records, timely reporting, and providing valuable insights to support decision-making processes within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis, and commentaries.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports for internal stakeholders and external regulatory bodies.
  • Support the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Assist in the development and monitoring of budgets and forecasts.
  • Analyse variances between actuals and forecasts/budgets, providing explanations and recommendations.

General Ledger Management:

  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes.

Financial Systems and Processes:

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of financial systems and processes.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and system enhancements.

Ad-hoc Analysis and Projects:

  • Provide financial analysis and support for ad-hoc projects as required by senior management.
  • Contribute to cross-functional projects and initiatives.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA full or part qualified
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of financial and management accounting principles.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment.
  • The chance to be part of a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
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