Management Accountant

Posted 09 May 2024
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and study support
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are working with a growing business based in Oldham to recruit an experienced Part-Qualified Management Accountant who will be the assistant to the Financial Controller. They have recently experienced growth and are adding to the team to provide extra support to the FC and the wider team. The business operates in the Financial Services sector, so you will also oversee contracts and payments made to clients.

This role will provide the opportunity to be mentored by a high calibre FC with study support to become ACCA/CIMA qualified. You will be responsible for the monthly management accounts as well as all aspects of the month end process. You will be required to operate in a wide capacity within finance, covering junior and senior members of the team and assisting with some transactional duties such as accounts payable.

Salary and benefits:

Salary - £35,000 - £40,000 DOE, study support is available with potential for progression in the next 1-2 years, bonus scheme up to 10% of salary, pension with 5% employer contribution, free parking, 25 holidays plus bank holidays, 35 hour working week (9-5 with 1h lunch), several amenities in the area including on-site gym, café, free hot drinks, office socials.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supporting the FC in the day to day running of the finances for the business.
  • Ownership and production of the monthly management accounts pack
  • Balance sheet reconciliation, journal processing and P&L reporting
  • KPI reports and other financial reporting required by the SLT
  • VAT and other tax returns
  • Managing new deals – authorising payout, setting up new agreements on the system and day to day management of these
  • Supporting with Accounts Payable management
  • Managing sales and purchase payments, loading receipts to Sage and the management system
  • Dealing with queries and resolving in a timely manner
  • Supporting the finance team wherever possible
  • Audit preparation and liaising with external auditors
  • Providing cover for any absences in the team
  • Any ad-hoc work and project work as required
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Previous experience in a Management Accountant role – Financial Services background would be desirable but not essential
  • Part qualified ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience with experience in a Management Accountant role
  • Intermediate Excel skills and the ability to analyse data – use of excel will be tested in the interview process
  • A good team player, willing to help within a small team
  • Good commercial awareness with good stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate accuracy and pay attention to detail
  • Work in a mature, courteous and professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills – approachable and down to earth with good communication skills
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore