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Assistant Management Accountant

  • Location Waltham Forest
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH122818

I am partnering with a leading business based between Hertfordshire and Essex that are currently looking for a bright and ambitious Assistant Management Accountant to join their successful team.

The salary on offer is up to £32,000 plus benefits.
1 day in Hatfield office and 1 in Romford office.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and posting of period end journal entries ensuring accurate recording of all costs in a timely manner.
  • Complete robust balance sheet reconciliations to agreed deadlines with all reconciling items investigated and resolved promptly.
  • Investigate and prepare narrative explaining variances to budget and prior year for key expense categories.
  • Maintain and improve upon month end processes to improve efficiency and accuracy of reporting
  • Supporting the Finance Manager with the preparation of reporting to communicate performance to the management team.
  • Identify drivers of overspend, prepare ad hoc analysis and develop recommendations to reduce finance risk.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly analysis regarding staff costs and hours
  • Develop and nurture stakeholder relationships with both finance and non-finance colleagues to ensure accurate recording of costs and to assist with queries

Experience required:

  • Studying / desire to study for a recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA).
  • Minimum 1 year experience working within a Finance team in a high-volume environment.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and a desire to drive improvements in a fast-paced and pioneering business.
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills including strong Excel with a thorough attention to detail.