Assistant Management Accountant


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May 16, 2023
Job Type
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company Details & Job Overview:

Based on the outskirts of Blackburn, this fast paced, highly successful group boast a number of industry awards and are one of the fastest growth business units in the UK and abroad.
With a number of revenue streams, they operate across various sectors including retail and real estate, with business interests dotted across the globe. Head office for the group are based in East Lancashire, working in a highly collaborative work-space, the established finance functions are firmly placed in state of the art offices. Within easy commute from the M65, this group strive to maintain the highest levels of service across all business units and are known to promote from within.
A dynamic place to work, the continued growth provides an opportunity for new talent to join an established global player. They offer a number of on-site facilities and company benefits, pioneers across a number of continents, they are a world leader and local employer of choice.

Flexible working pattern (5 days in the office with flexible working outside core hours)
Enhanced holidays
Life assurance
On-site parking
State of the art offices boasting several on-site facilities

Your New Role As Assistant Management Accountant:

Working within an established team, this varied and interesting role will report to the finance manager. As and Assistant Management Accountant you shall provide ongoing support throughout the month end routine, whilst also providing analysis and reporting to add value to the commercial decision making process.

Main role duties:

• Support in the preparation of monthly management accounting and related reporting
• Ongoing maintenance and management of key KPI data, this includes having an eye on the ledger close, ensuring accuracy across all areas of data provided
• Support with statutory audit requirements
• Liaison across stakeholders to development and enhance the understanding across key business processes and monthly updates on financial positions.
• Assist in the preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
• KPI management
• Assist and identify areas of development across financial controls and procedures to streamline process
• Production of analysis and ongoing management of large volumes of complex data
• Develop business relationships across the group to form partnerships in other departments
• Assist in the preparation the of the units P&L ensuring accuracy across management reporting
• Other Adhoc projects

This list is not exhaustive and may be added to or amended from time to time.

Experience & Qualifications Required To Apply:

As Assistant Management Accountant you will have the opportunity to use your experience & initiative in a varied role within an established team. To be considered you shall be a part-qualified accountant (CIMA ACA ACCA) with experience in a similar Assistant Management Accountant role. With strong technical ability, and the aptitude as a self starter who can work on your own initiative, you shall also have strong communication skills and be competent with the use of Excel. With experience of management accounting preparation and the month end routine, you shall also have experience of working with data to analyse trends.

Salary And Reward On Offer:

With a competitive salary, the support with study and flexible working (core hours apply), you will be working alongside like-minded professionals in an environment where there is opportunity to develop and progress. There are many on-site facilities and the office space is a collaborative area where divisions and departments facilitate and welcome interaction across all levels. There are a number of benefits. As the business continues to grow you shall have the ability to add value and develop in a fast-paced, award winning business.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman, Kenton Black Finance

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market 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.

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