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Assistant Management Accountant 12 month FTC

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Assistant Management Accountant - 12 month FTC
£35k - £40k
Hatfield - flexible working

I'm currently recruiting for an Assistant Management Accountant role working for a large Technology business based in Hatfield.

Working alongside the Senior Manager, you will be responsible for the company's entire finance function, this includes all transnational duties but ranges to P&L's, budgeting and forecasting for the entire business, managing the company's cash-flow and contribute toward financial decisions to help the business grow.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure financial efficiency and clarity so the business can make astute financial decisions and continue to grow.
  • Be the key point of contact on financial and accounting matters.
  • Cashflow management and forecasting.
  • Ensure all AP, AR (expense & invoice processing, payment runs, petty cash, credit control, Ecom sales) and record keeping is managed effectively and efficiently by the Accounts Assistant.
  • Ensure all statutory requirements are met re. HMRC (VAT, PAYE, P11Ds, Annual Accounts)
  • Ensure all production software syncs with Xero.
  • Monitor all bank deposits and payments.
  • Manage the month-end process (bank recs, balance sheet recs).
  • Ensure a clean and up-to-date intercompany function.
  • Reconcile and analyse projects.
  • Ensure accounts completeness in order to check-in with key budget holders on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns.
  • Administer monthly payroll process.
  • Take an active role in the internal controls and processes within the finance function to optimise operational efficiency.
  • Manage the process of the outsourced statutory account preparation.
  • Support the COO with projects and tasks when required.
  • Ad hoc functions as necessary.
  • Support can be provided by an external accountancy firm for ad-hoc queries.

Candidate requirements:

  • Immediately available
  • Proven experience in budgeting and forecasting
  • High attention to detail, organised and methodical.
  • Familiarity with Xero and cloud-based efficiency and storage solutions.
  • Self-starter, independent, dependable, efficient.