Assistant Management Accountant

Posted 12th May

Closing Date:

04/06/2021

Based in our Manchester office and reporting to the Head of Finance, we are looking for a skilled Assistant Management Accountant for a 12-month maternity cover period. This is a fantastic career development opportunity to join a dynamic and passionate team.

With ambitious growth plans for the company, to be successful in this role you must be an enthusiastic, hard-working, highly organised self-starter who wants to be part of a can-do culture to join our team.

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Support of the Accounts Receivable function, liaising monthly with senior management to confirm client billing, client recharges and raising of sales invoices
  • Upload and posting of purchase transactions
  • Updating the senior management team weekly on outstanding debtors
  • Assisting with pulling together the management accounts pack including P&L workings (accruals and prepayments), balance sheet reconciliations and posting of journals
  • Creating and maintaining the fixed assets list
  • Reviewing our time recording system and liaising with different departments to ensure accuracy
  • Assisting with budgeting and forecasting templates and operating detailed models on Excel
  • Calculation & submission of benefits in kind for P11D returns
  • General finance duties to assist the Head of Finance as required
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the relevant financial regulations, policies, and procedures

Key skills

  • Build and maintain good relationships with colleagues across Social to ensure financial information is accurate and is understood by all parties
  • Excellent communication: oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills (Excel advance – VLOOKUP, pivot tables etc.)
  • Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and be self-motivating whilst working to deadlines
  • Review processes and ways of working to recommend and implement improvements in the effectiveness, efficiency, and consistency of the Finance function
  • Ability to generate innovative solutions in response to challenges and articulate these sharing both implications and benefits

You will ideally be

  • The successful candidate must have relevant experience working in an Assistant Management Accountant role or equivalent
  • Part-qualified Accountant or working towards a professional qualification, with membership of one of the recognised accounting bodies
  • Have experience of using the accounting software Xero, or other relevant accounting software

Benefits

Benefits include a competitive salary and annual leave of 30 days (plus bank holidays), which is one of the most generous in the sector. We also offer flexible working and a commitment to training and development.

This post will initially be working from home due to current circumstances. As restrictions ease and as we move into the new Manchester office, remote and office working in the future.

  • Competitive salary
  • Support for flexible and remote working
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced sickness, compassionate, maternity, paternity, and adoption leave
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Pension scheme
  • Support for volunteering
  • Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Strong commitment to learning and development
  • Regular team away days and socials

Interested? Apply Now

Please fill out the form below to apply for the role as Assistant Management Accountant in Manchester. Once submitted, our team will get back to you if we would like to take your application further.

    Attach Your CV (PDF, max 2MB)