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Assistant Management Accountant

Location: ROYSTON, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 24000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3111396
Assistant Management Accountant
£22,000 - £24,000

A hugely successful and well-known company in Royston are looking to recruit an Assistant Management Accountant.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery and support in the preparation of monthly financial results and business reports; ensuring the reporting is provided in a timely and accurate matter. You will work closely and share business information with numerous stakeholders and wider finance team.

This role will be a CIMA training contract and the successful applicant will be expected to undertake/ continue with the CIMA accounting qualification.

Key responsibilities:

• Assist in the month end closings process by preparing appropriate journals entries and preparation of monthly reporting for some of the smaller business units
• Developing KPIs for several business units which the Management accounts team provide services for, which helps them to understand performance and where appropriate transferring such ideas to the other business units
• Be the Financial main point of contact for the business units they are responsible for, regarding the monthly reporting
• Hold meetings with cost centre managers to investigate cost behaviours, develop trends and assist them with short term forecasting
• To have responsibility to developing budgets for various business units including formal submission
• Assist with half and full year financial, tax packages, including the submission of the intercompany schedules and resolving any mismatches
• Provide key support during the budget process by managing departmental meetings and providing assistance to the Management Accountant / Finance managers

Are you the ideal candidate?

• Studying towards CIMA/ACCA Qualification
• Some Accounting experience required, ideally within a manufacturing environment
• Understanding of reconciliations, their purpose and the need to ensure timely completion
• Team player with a proactive, organised and methodical approach
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Good problem solving and analytical skills
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel needed
• Knowledge of SAP and/or ERP systems would be beneficial

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