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Junior Management Accountant

  • Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • £21,000 - £23,000 per annum, inc benefits
  • 24 applications
  • Job type: Permanent, full-time
  • Date:
  • Reference: 24371687
Junior Management Accountant

Reporting to: This role will report directly to the Accounts Manager

Duties/Areas of Responsibility:

The position will cover a broad range of responsibilities in supporting two companies:

More specifically;
* Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts including accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, stock and processing journals
* Assist in the preparation of Group Reporting
* Balance Sheet reconciliations to ensure accounting data has been entered accurately
* To monitor and review cost centre budgets with the budget holders (Marketing, Sales, HR) and answer and routine queries
* Calculate the monthly stock provision due to either slow moving product or products due to expire
* Responsible for calculating the quarterly VAT and the monthly Intrastat and EC Sales List for HM Revenue and Customs
* To provide production accounts to the Accounts manager on a monthly basis showing the variances to standards. This will also involve budgetary planning on an annual basis as well as forecasting on two separate occasions throughout the year.
* Monitors and contributes to the drawing up of budgets during the annual budget setting process as well as interim budgeting.
* To develop and maintain a good knowledge of the company's processes and procedures and the accounting system to enable us to provide cover for holidays and sickness.
* Any other Ad hoc tasks or projects as required

General Requirements:

* AAT qualified or part qualified ACCA or CIMA
* Computer literate (in particular Excel - Vlookups/Pivot tables)
* Ability to work as part of a team
* SAP/SAGE 200 knowledge would be advantageous but is not essential
* Flexible approach to daily working and enjoy a challenge

Working as part of a small team based at our clients Head Office in North Leicestershire, the main purpose of the role is to cover a broad range of responsibilities in supporting two companies:
o Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts including accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, stock and processing journals
o Assist in the preparation of Group Reporting
o Balance Sheet reconciliations to ensure accounting data has been entered accurately
o To monitor and review cost centre budgets with the budget holders (Marketing, Sales, HR) and answer any routine queries
o Calculate the monthly stock provision due to either slow moving product or products due to expire
o Responsible for calculating the quarterly VAT and the monthly Intrastat and EC Sales List for HM Revenue and Customs
o To provide production accounts to the Accounts manager on a monthly basis showing the variances to standards. This will also involve budgetary planning on an annual basis as well as forecasting on two separate occasions throughout the year.
o Monitors and contributes to the drawing up of budgets during the annual budget setting process as well as interim budgeting.

Working hours will be 38 per week - 8.30 am to 5 pm Mondays to Thursdays, 8.30 am to 3 pm Fridays. 30 minutes lunch break.
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