Assistant Accountant

Hays A&F
England, Greater Manchester, Wigan
£24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
09 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Anita Bower
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Assistant Management Accountant - Wigan £25,000 - £30,000 per annum + study support

Your new company
Your new company are a leader in their field based in Wigan and are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join their team.

Your new role

  • To assist in the production of the monthly management accounts, including budget monitoring and financial forecasts
  • To prepare the monthly cost centre reports, including budget monitoring and financial forecasts
  • To assist in the annual budget setting
  • To assist in the annual budget setting for cost centres
  • To work as in partnership with operational managers, providing timely information and financial guidance in line with an agreed service-level agreement. Where required contributing to operational management team meetings
  • Analyse financial and statistical performance data to identify efficiencies resulting from business transformation, service improvement plans or growth items
  • To be responsible for the completion of control account reconciliations where required
  • Ensure the accurate recording and maintenance of all financial data stored within company systems.
  • To demonstrate awareness and promote within the Finance Team and the wider company
  • Represent professionally when dealing with partner agencies enquiries.
  • To contribute to the delivery of an effective and efficient Finance Service.
  • To participate and contribute in Ad hoc financial projects and duties as appropriate to the role.

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will be a CIMA/ACCA studier or newly qual AAT.
  • You will have experience of working in a similar environment and be focused on delivering results through people.
  • Experience of working in a busy finance team
  • Knowledge of budgeting and accounts preparation
  • Effective interpersonal skills, able to communicate with staff and external customers at all levels
  • Able to make financial decisions based on knowledge and evidence without referral to senior staff as required
  • Experienced with a modular finance system
  • Able to use IT programmes (e.g. general MS Office and other programmes for general work applications)
  • High level communication skills (written and verbal) and able to present confidently to a range of audiences
  • Willing to display initiative and accept responsibility for decision making
  • Ability to work under pressure as required
  • Team player

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary of upto £28,000 per annum, study support, site parking and a fantastic working environment

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