Management Accountant

Justin James Recruitment
West Lutton
£30,000 - £39,999
12 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity to join a leading UK business as a Management Accountant

  • A key member of the Finance Team, assisting the Regional Financial Controller with the preparation of monthly management accounts, including both Profit and Loss analysis and maintaining Balance Sheet Reconciliations.
  • Responsible for
    • The preparation of monthly management accounts within 8 -10 working days of each month end
    • Creation, analysis and posting journals of accruals, prepayments, sales, rebates, payroll, and petty cash
    • Reconciling inter-company transactions
    • Developing and maintaining balance sheet reconciliations to cover all balance sheet codes, with back up documentation for review
    • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register, raising depreciation journals and posting
    • Producing of monthly financial information including profit and loss reports and balance sheet reconciliations within 8-10 working days of each month end. Ensure that these are prepared to a high standard and any risks are identified for line manager review
    • Monthly VAT validation, quarterly returns, and reconciliations
    • Setting up and maintaining branch accounting within Practices
    • Preparation of the aged debtor report and reviewing any potential bad debts, liaising with the practice, also reviewing the bad debt provision, for line manager review
    • Reconciling the daily/weekly practice cash/cheques/credit card/direct credits control sheets to the banking, accounting system and Practice Management System (PMS)
    • Reconciliation work between the Practice Management System (PMS) aged debtors, accounting system aged debt and the debtors control, this will include some project work, where the PMS has been newly installed
    • Performing the creditors ledger review & resolution of aged items and debit balances
    • The scanning of source data to maintain the static data for each practice
    • UK National Statistics forms (monthly, quarterly and annually)
    • Practice stock counts and analysis of results
    • Developing relationships with the practices, involving site visits on a periodic basis
    • Possible supervision and review the performance of team members. Review of the team’s management accounts, variance analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting the team with:
    • The setting up of the new companies on Sage200/Sage 50
    • Creating the management report structure in Excel, including mapping the trial balance from Sage to Excel
    • The budgeting process
    • Preparation of bank reconciliations and resolution of any banking discrepancies
    • The annual audit and statutory accounts preparation
    • Essential balance sheet project work reconciling from completion accounts to the current balance sheet and preparing detailed schedules with supporting documentation and proposed adjustments or reconciling items
    • Entering opening balance sheet entries onto Sage
    • To post and reconcile all transactions to the system cashbook, purchase, sales or nominal ledger to clear the backlog of transactions
    • Any other ad-hoc tasks/projects as required
  • Adding value by suggesting improvements to processes to improve accuracy and efficiencies, and challenging and reviewing costs

Please forward your CV in the first instance

This vacancy is advertised by Justin James Recruitment Ltd operating as an employment agency.

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