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Management Accountant

  • Oswestry
  • Competitive salary
  • Posted November 01, 2021
  • Closing Date November 30, 2021
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Overview of the role

An opportunity has arisen in an industry leading company.

Reporting to the Finance Manager. The successful candidate will play a key role within our fast-paced Finance team.

This role is suited to a team player comfortable operating within a busy environment working as part of a team in processing a range of transactional accounting tasks and assisting with the production of monthly accounts and management information.

Key duties include, but are not limited to

  • Production of monthly management accounts and management information reports
  • Investigate and explain variances to prior reporting periods and budgets
  • Fixed assets, depreciation, accruals and prepayments
  • Daily bank reconciliation and monthly cash flow analysis
  • Prepare and submit VAT, Intrastat and statistical returns
  • Annual audit preparation and support
  • Transactional accounting duties; processing and payment of supplier invoices, reconciling and allocating customer payments
  • Customer and supplier query resolution
  • Ad-hoc analysis, reporting and project tasks as required to finance manager and senior management team

Key Skills

• Minimum qualification – AAT qualified or have a relevant degree in accountancy or finance.
• Analytical and problem-solving skills, with an excellent eye for detail
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Can adapt quickly and effectively to change
• Ability to autonomously plan and prioritise workload
• Strong analytical skills
• The ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to resolve queries
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft office 365
• Must be highly proficient in the use of excel, comfortable in the use of advanced functions to analyse large amounts of data.
• Prior experience and a good understanding of database reporting and other business intelligence tools. A basic understanding of SQL would be advantageous
• Will need to be very IT literate and able to communicate with internal and external IT resources
• An excellent and confident telephone manner and communication skills are vital.
• Able to work well independently and as part of a dynamic fast-paced team

Personal Situation

• Must be able to reliably commute to our offices
• Must have a clean (or near clean) driving licence
• Will be required to work outside of core hours at times to meet deadlines

What we’re looking for in you:

• Passion and enthusiasm; able to embrace change and take pride in your work
• Team player with a positive attitude who will support colleagues to achieve our shared vision
• To be open and honest whilst being respectful and genuine with yourself and your colleagues, creating a trusting working environment
• Must take responsibility for own actions, delivering on promises and leading by example at every level of the business
• Be able to work collaboratively, sharing your knowledge whilst being open-minded, learning from your mistakes, and speaking up when you need help
• Interested in making a difference to the communities we serve, sharing best practice and educating to create a better understanding of fire life safety

To find out more about this role please contact Ian Watman
via e-mail ian.watman@aico.co.uk or telephone 01691 664100.

To apply please send your C.V. and a covering letter to ian.watman@aico.co.uk.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive sufficient applicants.

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