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Assistant Management Accountant

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Caroline Crouchman

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Assistant/ Management Accountant - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

We are looking for an Assistant/ Management Accountant, due to growth of our clients business. This is an exciting role for someone who is either currently already an Assistant/ Management Accountant, or someone who is now ready to take the next step.

You will need to have at least 4 years experience within a Finance department, and you will assist the Financial Controller of the business. It would be useful if you have come from a retail/food background.

The role:

· Assist with preparation of timely Monthly Management Accounts

· Assist with Annual Budgetary Process

· Assist with interim Forecasting exercises

· Produce weekly Latest Estimate P&L vs. Latest Actuals

· Manage Journals and Reconciliations

· Assist with supervision of six team members

· Preparation of VAT returns

· Preparation of month end reports

· Preparation of Cost Analysis reports

· Providing information and support to heads of departments

· Dealing and assisting with ad hoc projects

· To ensure the finance department daily and weekly KPI's are achieved

· Oversee monthly payroll process; carry out payroll in exceptional circumstances

· Preparation of year end audit file

· Liaising with auditors

Person Specification

· Good analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills

· Strategic thinking

· Strong attention to detail

· Strong excel skills

· Strong communication and relationship building skills

· Able to work to tight deadlines

· Strong team player

· Enthusiastic with a can do attitude

· A minimum of 4 years' experience within a finance department

What we offer:

Study Package

Company pension scheme contributions

Medicash Healthcare & Benefits scheme

Generous staff discount after qualifying period of 3 months.

Annual Profit Share Bonus

Opportunity to be actively involved in charity fund raising projects and subsidised social events.

Star of the Month awards

Free on-site parking


Just send your CV and we will be in touch!