ASSISTANT MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTAT

MAIN PURPOSE

To support the Management Accountant by ensuring that accurate and timely accounting and financial information is maintained and provided to the business.

Location: Manchester

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Assist in the preparation of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and monthly management accounts.

Maintain the fixed asset register and calculate the monthly depreciation charges.

Preparation of monthly inter company recharges.

Prepare accruals, prepayments and journals to accurately record monthly income and costs.

Ensure bank and credit card collection reconciliations are completed monthly.

Prepare quarterly reconciliation schedules for allocated Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts.

Assist in the preparation of information required by the auditors and liaise with the external auditors.

Support the senior management in the preparation and interpretation of financial statistics.

Quarterly reconciliation of overhead related supplier accounts.

Prepare quarterly VAT returns.

Other regulatory reporting (ATOL, ABTA, IATA etc).

Assist Management Accountant in operating and improving internal controls within the finance function.

Provide support to Management Accountant with reporting and production of timely MI.

Act with integrity at all times ensuring team performs tasks in ethical manner.

Other ad hoc reports / tasks.

KEY SKILLS

Excellent accounting/book-keeping and reconciliation skills required.

Good organisation is key to ensure workload managed so deadlines are met across the team.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Put customers first and deliver the best possible service at all times.

Adhere to all relevant policies, operating procedures and standards at all times.

Always work with due care and attention to ensure the personal safety of yourself and others.

Carry out any other role or task that is commensurate with the spirit and purpose of this job description.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

CRITERION

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

Experience Recent general accounting experience
Computerised invoicing systems
Gained in similar sized organisation or TMC environment
Skills / Knowledge Organised and methodical – able to plan and prioritise own and team workload.
Self-motivated, able to use initiative to work within a team and make decisions where appropriate.
Excel – able to use and understand spreadsheets
To be confident in meetings
To be confident in ability to deputise for Management Accountant
Ability / Aptitude Able to work as part of a small team and to be flexible.
Able to learn new systems and methods of working.
Able to motivate a small team.
Special Requirements Educated to A level standard or equivalent professional accountancy qualification.

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