Management Accountant

Posted 29 December 2021
Up to £28500.00 per annum
LocationCheltenham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceBBBH503972_1640771788

Job description

Management Accountant
Cheltenham
Salary: £28,500 plus benefits


Excellent chance to join a well-established organisation based in central Cheltenham that offers the opportunity to work in a successful business that offers great prospects for growth and development. The Accountant's role supports the day to day running of the finance function of the Company and its subsidiary. This role focuses on budget monitoring
and reporting, maintenance of cash book and accounting records, assistance in the production of monthly management accounts, budget preparation and
year-end accounts. The role has particular responsibility for supporting budget holders with budget monitoring and management, assistance with the
maintenance of cash flow forecasts, VAT and CIS returns, preparation of the detailed budget and statistical returns.

Key Areas of Responsibility
Assistance with the preparation of monthly management accounts and year-end accounts
Assistance with budget preparation
Monthly budget monitoring and reporting
Supporting budget holders to review variances against budgets and service teams on financial processes
Balance sheet and other control account reconciliations
Maintenance of the cash book ensuring accurate and timely processing of all transactions
Assistance with preparation of cash flow forecasts
Assistance to Finance Manager in all aspects of financial processing
Provision of advice and assistance to staff on financial processing
Assistance with preparation of VAT and CIS returns and other statistical returns
Ensuring the integrity of the ledgers and accounting information
Maintenance of the asset register and inventory of assets
Monitoring and reporting on purchase orders and invoice processing on finance system
To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the post holder's supervisor from time to time, in
consultation with the post holder

Person specification
AAT qualified, part qualified ACCA/CIMA or an equivalent
Experience in maintenance of accounting records in accordance with legislation
Experience in preparation of VAT returns
Experience in preparation of management accounts
Experience of computerised financial management systems and good excel skills (pivot tables, lookups, graphs etc.)
Good interpersonal skills

Desirable:
Experience of budget monitoring and finance business partnering

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