Salary£45000 per annum
LocationSouth Ockendon
We are delighted to be working with a growing organisation in South Ockendon who are looking for an Assistant Accountant/ Management Accountant to join their finance team. This role could suit an established Management Accountant or somebody looking to step up.

This role will be to assist the financial controller to ensure accurate reporting, support and develop the accounts assistants, ensure branch managers are effectively trained to ensure financial risk is reduced and profit is maximised.
Overall primary responsibilities
  • To ensure statutory compliance in all accounting
  • To prepare daily cashflow forecast
  • To lead of stock control
  • Business partnering to all branch managers, ensuring operational requirements are effectively balanced with commercial requirements
  • Timely preparation of robust financial information, including relevant KPI
  • Coaching/training of both financial and non financial colleagues
  • To ensure rigorous controls are in place to protect the business from risk
Duties and Tasks
  • Preparation of monthly internal management accounts with supporting analysis and commentary
  • Inter company reconciliation
  • Responsibility for all balance sheet recs
  • Day to day contact for statutory audit
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget
  • Assist in preparation of monthly forecast
  • Preparation of daily cashflow forecasting
  • Production of financial KPI reporting and analysis
  • Support in the development and roll out of finance policies across group
  • Support in the development and establishment of internal controls (financial)
  • Lead the review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Liaising with/training of budget holders
  • To provide insightful analysis into the financial position of the company
  • To ensure efficiency of processes within Head Office and branch
  • To coach all staff to ensure solid financial understanding across the business
  • To coach and develop Accounts assistants
  • Any other duties as requested
Person specification
  • Part qualified chartered accountant (AAT finalist, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • IT literate, with excellent excel skills due to large volumes of data
  • Strong communication and excellent customer service skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Commercial
  • Trustworthy and understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Professional, tactful and friendly attitude
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Commitment to continuing professional development and training
This role will be fully office based, 9-5.30 although times can be flexible to a degree. Great working envrironment and a supportive culture.

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