Company details and job overview:
Based in East Lancashire, within easy commute from the M65, the highly successful Retail business are one of the UK’s most vibrant and dynamic organisations. Established for over 60 years, they have seen exponential growth in the last 18 months and have surpassed a group turnover of £90m. A business who are known to maintain a family run feel, with their staff at the core of their success, they continue to grow and are in a position to add finance talent to one of the fastest growing divisions with a yearly turnover of circa £25m. With a focus on staff welfare, development and externally to deliver high quality products to clients across the globe, they operate from state of the art facilities and are able to offer a hybrid role within an established finance team.
Your new role as Assistant Management Accountant:
As Assistant Management Accountant you shall support the Financial Controller in a rounded, versatile finance role. Providing an effective finance support service to the wider organisation you shall be responsible for a variety of tasks in a rewarding and growing organisation.
Main Role Duties:
· Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts ensuring accuracy is maintained in line with the monthly deadlines
· Preparation of month end journals
· Balance sheet reconciliation
· Ledger management across 2 business entities
· Communicating with others in the function to form a solid working relationship
· Assist with budget and forecasting processes, providing analysis as required
· Accurate completion of financial transactions to ensure a clear audit trail
· Preparation of financial analysis to monitor KPI’s set across the business
· Assist the year-end audit process, answering queries on ledger postings and financial transactions where required.
An interesting and rounded role which is supported by a talented finance lead this role will play an important part of the continued success across the site and also for group. As part of a leading organisation in growth you will be surrounded by like-minded professionals who have the technical and operational expertise for you to learn and grow in your role.
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
To be considered for this role you shall hold, or be actively studying a professional accounting qualification CIMA/ACA/ACCA/AAT. With experience of working in a finance position you shall have experience of working as part of a team with the ability to maintain positive working relationships. You shall have worked in a similar role and be rehearsed in the budget process in a customer driven environment.
Salary and reward on offer:
This is a diverse and exciting proposition to someone wanting to add value and be part of a growing, astute organisation. The business take pride in progressing individuals and will support study for a part qualified Candidate. With the business also offering a hybrid working arrangement, they also have on-site parking. You shall have the scope to develop and progress and be part of a supporting organisation who are seen as a responsible employer of choice across the UK.
This vacancy is being handled by Darren Cadman – Kenton Black Finance.
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK