Management Accountant

Posted 22 August by PRATAP PARTNERSHIP LTD
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Pratap Partnership are delighted to be working with a leading York based business as they look for an interim management accountant to join their team

A key member of the Finance Team, assisting the Regional Financial Controller with the preparation of monthly management accounts, including both Profit and Loss analysis and maintaining Balance Sheet reconciliations.

  • Responsible for
    • The preparation of monthly management accounts within 8 -10 working days of each month end
    • Creation, analysis and posting journals of accruals, prepayments, sales, rebates, payroll and petty cash
    • Reconciling inter-company transactions
    • Developing and maintaining balance sheet reconciliations to cover all balance sheet codes, with back up documentation for review
    • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register, raising depreciation journals and posting
    • Producing of monthly financial information including profit and loss reports and balance sheet reconciliations within 8-10 working days of each month end. Ensure that these are prepared to a high standard and any risks are identified for line manager review
    • Monthly VAT validation, quarterly returns and reconciliations
    • Setting up and maintaining branch accounting.
    • Preparation of the aged debtor report and reviewing any potential bad debts, liaising and also reviewing the bad debt provision, for line manager review
    • Reconciling the daily/weekly practice cash/cheques/credit card/direct credits control sheets to the banking, accounting system
    • Reconciliation work between the system and aged debtors, accounting system aged debt and the debtors control, this will include some project work, where the PMS has been newly installed
    • Performing the creditors ledger review & resolution of aged items and debit balances
    • The scanning of source data to maintain the static data for each practice
    • UK National Statistics forms (monthly, quarterly and annually)
    • Assisting the team with:
      • Creating the management report structure in Excel, including mapping the trial balance from Sage to Excel
      • The budgeting process
      • Preparation of bank reconciliations and resolution of any banking discrepancies
      • The annual audit and statutory accounts preparation
      • Essential balance sheet project work reconciling from completion accounts to the current balance sheet and preparing detailed schedules with supporting documentation and proposed adjustments or reconciling items
      • Entering opening balance sheet entries
      • To post and reconcile all transactions to the system cashbook, purchase, sales or nominal ledger to clear the back log of transactions
      • Any other ad-hoc tasks / projects as required

Overview of the candidate :

  • Part Qualified/Qualified in ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good working knowledge of Sage
  • Ability to communicate confidently with people at all levels
  • Able to prioritise work based on deadlines
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of role
  • Good numeracy and accuracy

Please get in touch ASAP for full details

Reference: 38744795

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