JUNIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT / FINANCE ASSISTANT

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Derbyshire
Salary
20000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP28000/annum + BENEFITS
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client currently has an opportunity for an experienced JUNIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT / FINANCE ASSISTANT to join the team at their manufacturing facility in High Peak, Derbyshire.

The main purpose of this role is supporting a busy Finance function, working to strict timetables / deadlines under pressure, and reporting in UK and US GAAP.
Principal responsibilities are to support the Finance Manager with the preparation of financial reporting and analysis including all aspects of monthly financial statements, reconciliations, monthly management accounts, variance analysis etc.

THE ROLE:

* Supporting a busy Finance function, working to strict timetables / deadlines under pressure, and reporting in UK and US GAAP.
* Principal responsibilities are to support the Finance Manager with the preparation of financial reporting and analysis including all aspects of monthly financial statements, reconciliations, monthly management accounts, variance analysis etc.
* Provide advice and guidance to Finance staff where required
* Supporting the preparation of the monthly financial statements including Trial Balance, Income Statement and Balance Sheet
* Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations (including investigation and resolution of any errors / discrepancies)
* Provide relevant, meaningful financial information to other departmental managers to assist business decision making
* Monthly reporting including variance reporting, sales & margin analysis and inventory analysis
* Annual review of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) process documentation and completion of required walk-throughs in line with Corporate timetables
* Support the external and internal audit process
* Assistance in the preparation of the annual Standard Costs, ensuring accuracy and are appropriate for decision making
* Assisting in the preparation of forecasts and budgets as required
* Support delivery and preparation of Capex proposals, Including Capex reporting
* Support Maintenance of Fixed Asset database, including depreciation
* Monthly preparation of the UK VAT return with quarterly submission, including liaising with the team on any issues
* Support in the completion of the annual stat accounts and corporation tax submissions
* Cover for raising Credit and Debit notes and scrap and cycle count sheets
* Cover for the monthly submission of the German and Portuguese VAT return
* Carry out special ad-hoc projects under the direction of the Finance Manager / Plant Controller
* Ability to respond to and meet critical timetables and to work under pressure
* Confidence in dealing with colleagues at all levels throughout the Corporation
* A flexible self motivated team player who is methodical with good attention to detail and good planning and organisational skills
* Must display high standards of punctuality, attendance and work ethic
* Must show good judgment when dealing with confidential information
* Driven to improvement and change with the determination to succeed

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

* CIMA qualified or part qualified looking to complete studies or AAT qualified looking to progress to CIMA.
* Experience working within a finance function ideally gained from within a manufacturing / engineering environment
* Strong IT skills with a good understanding of Excel
* Knowledge of US Gaap and Sarbanes Oxley
* Knowledge / experience of QAD or similar integrated accounting package
* One Stream knowledge
* Strong team player with the ability to support and motivate others
* Ability to respond to and meet critical timetables and to work under pressure
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Flexible approach to responsibilities.
* Driven to improvement and change with the determination to succeed