Assistant Management Accountant


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November 7, 2023
Job Type
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an award-winning business in Kendal who are looking to strengthen their finance team by recruiting a new Assistant Management Accountant. This is a new role which has been created due to growth and future plans.

There is excellent scope for career development in this role and is well suited to a career driven CIMA/ACCA studier seeking a varied and hands on role to compliment their studies. The role is expected to grow into a more senior finance position in the short to medium term, receiving guidance from an experienced Financial Controller.

Key Benefits/Rewards on Offer:

• Competitive starting salary which will be reviewed periodically
• Comprehensive study package inclusive of all costs/materials paid for, and 2 days off per exam
• Flexible working arrangements including hybrid working
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• An array of healthcare benefits

Your new role as Assistant Management Accountant:

Working in a fast-paced finance environment, you will work closely with the Financial Controller and focus on supporting in the preparation of the management accounts pack including the balance sheet, profit and loss and all associated commentary and analysis. You will be responsible for balance sheet reconciliations; posting prepayments and accruals; preparation and review of quarterly VAT returns; and supporting the Accounts Assistant with sales and purchase ledger duties as required.
There will be a strong commercial element to the role in supporting with business plans and you will gain exposure to various upcoming projects including system developments and process improvements. You will also be required to build and maintain strong relationships with key partners across the business, providing insightful financial analysis as required.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this opportunity, you will already have good exposure to the month end accounting process and management accounts, and be keen to build on this experience further. You will be a strong Excel user (pivot tables and VLookups) with good analytical capabilities. Strong communication skills are essential as you will be required to work cross-functionally throughout the business being a key representative of the finance team.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at 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. As 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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