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Management Accountant

  • Location: Chorley
  • Salary: £30-40,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Gemma Cardew
  • Expiry Date: 03 September 2022
  • Job Ref: GC/19397

​MERJE are partnered with a growing Wealth Management business based in Lancashire that are looking for a Management Accountant to join their established Finance team.

The position will be office based (Chorley) for the first 6 months. After which time some flexible / homeworking can be accommodated.

Role Description:

The successful candidate will support the Senior Management Accountant and act as the point of contact for all accounts related queries with the wider Accounts team.

The role requires a driven and reliable individual who has the ability to manage and prioritise workload. The successful candidate will possess exceptional organisational and time management skills, and experience in working successfully in a fast-paced environment.

Specific Responsibilities:

The key duties of the role are listed below. Due to the nature of the business, the role may also include additional responsibilities considered reasonable:

 Intercompany accounting procedures including management of the intercompany matrix and group recharges

 Ownership of accounts payable processes – processing of purchase invoices and staff expenses, management of accruals and prepayments, and preparation of documentation for payment runs

 Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations

 Review of sales income reconciliation and posting monthly journals

 Payroll support

 Balance sheet reconciliations and analysis

 Online Banking – setting up payments and preparation of expenses payment via WebExpenses

 Year-end adjustments and audit support

 Review and management of the P&L for your assigned subsidiaries

 Assist the Senior Management Accountant with ad-hoc reports and analysis when required

 Work with M&A team to embed new acquisition to existing subsidiaries

Experience, Skills & Qualities:

You need to be motivated, friendly, and professional at all times. Key requirements are:

 Excellent attention to detail and analytical ability

 Outstanding communication skills at all levels

 Excellent organisational and multi-tasking abilities are essential

 ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) part-qualified

 Excellent MS Excel knowledge

 Experience of working as part of a team

 Flexibility/adaptability to cope with change

 Confident with Microsoft Office and Teams

 The ability to work to tight deadlines

Desirable but not required:

 Experience of using NetSuite and WebExpenses

 Previously worked in Financial Services