Assistant Management Accountant

Birmingham | Permanent, full-time
| £28,000 - £34,000 per annum (+ annual bonus )
Ref: PK175 (1 month ago)
Our Client a multinational award winning company are looking for an experienced Management Accountant to come in and support the team for 12 months. This will be joining the Opex and Margin Team within the Management Accounts function.

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity (they are planning for a 2 month handover period)

This role offers hybrid working

Your New Role

Responsible for margin and operational controls costs, in making month end postings, providing analysis to management account team managers on key cost drivers in and communicating with the wider business on a monthly basis.
Obtain a detailed understanding of expected spend and validate it is in line with budget expectations by speaking and challenging key stakeholders including the wider business and external suppliers.

  • Ownership of month end postings in operational costs and margin to deliver regional and UK results
  • Monitor key areas of the business in receiving supporting evidence for month end accruals
  • Challenge key stakeholders in the business around margin and cost
  • Responsible in providing accurate variance analysis against budget and monthly trends to management
  • Challenge and investigate variances against budget
  • Responsible for making postings into the accounting general ledger
  • Maintain the integrity of the general ledger, in compliance with UKGAAP
  • Accurate completion of allocated balance sheet reconciliations within the time frame allocated including documentation or supporting documentation

What you'll need

  • AAT qualified or holding a finance degree or Part ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • 12 months + experience in a finance environment
  • Experience in working in a fast past work place
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills (vlookups, pivot tables)

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary and up to 10% annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • free parking on site
  • Hybrid working, both from Birmingham and working from home

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