Graduate Assistant Management Accountant

Posted 29 May 2024
Salary £24000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid working (2 days in office per week)
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKallista Armitage

Job description

Grads!!! This one is for you 📢 Hybrid - Study Support - 25K, Extra benefits - Mentorship - Progression

If you are a Finance Graduate looking for a FANTASTIC role within an outstanding PE backed business, offering study support, progression, exposure to a VAST amount of finance, based in the South Manchester Area, this role is for you.

The role will give you exposure to monthly reporting, P&L's, Budgeting, Forecasting, Year End, Balance Sheets, Fixed Assets, Month end.. and much more. All of the duties you will be given training on, and mentorship throughout.

I am looking for graduates who strive for excellence, with a grade of 2:1 or above in Finance and Accounting.

Main duties (please note, you are not expected to know how to perform these duties, nor would you be throw in at the deepend! This role is all about progress and growth, and above all else mentorship and training)

Monthly Reporting
  • Oversight and support of the purchase ledger team, this will include managing the bi-weekly payment run and assisting the team with daily queries.
  • Assistance in the production of the Group Costs P&L for reporting, this will include:
  • Reviewing monthly cost variances across each of the business units
  • Support the production of the finance charge workings.
  • Support the production of the exceptionals workings.
  • Review all relevant P&L checks prior to month end.
  • Review OneStream (the Groups consolidation tool) forms.
  • Assistance in the production of the Group Costs Rolling Forecast workings for reporting, this will include:
  • Managing communication with budget holders on a regular basis
  • Monitor responses from budget holders and ensure changes are reflected accurately.
  • Support in the production and maintenance of the Group Costs Balance Sheets, this will include:
  • Reviewing all relevant balance sheet checks on a regular basis
  • Review and support the reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts.
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register ensuring its accuracy.

  • Work with the wider team to support on various aspects of the Budget and 6+6 Forecast delivery.
  • Take ownership of several Group Costs business units, this will include managing communication with relevant budget holders and ensuring adjustments and communicated effectively.
  • Support with the preparation of other insightful analysis on budget and forecast KPIs.
  • Support with year-end audit requirements, particularly in the areas of obtaining and providing back up.
  • Prepare DRPP workings for the two reporting periods falling within each financial year.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc reports and analysis as required.

Person skills:
  • Excellent Excel skills, ability to deal with large volumes of data and produce high quality analysis
  • An enthusiastic, well organised and committed individual with the desire to interact at all levels across a global organisation
  • Attention to detail
  • Pro-active with a “can do” attitude to tasks and issues that arise
  • Ability to take responsibility for delivering to deadlines as required
  • Strong communication skills