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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Industry:
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Reference: 10170/001_1497427361
Contact Name: Mark Jacobs
Contact Email: markjacobs@srmrecruitment.com
Job Published: June 14, 2017 09:02

Job Description

Offices

Heart of Surrey

Job Type

Permanent

Leading independently owned providers of investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations.

Assurance & Business Services

We provide a range of assurance and business services to a diverse client base ranging from small businesses and start-ups to substantial international groups. Our portfolio of clients includes businesses with turnovers ranging from £5 million to £250 million.

Job Description

Purpose of role:

Accurate processing of client's financial data and the preparation of management accounts and associated outputs, within the timeframe agreed with the client or required by statute.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare and input client transactions into computerised ledger system.
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts for clients.
  • Visiting client offices to undertake onsite accounting needs.
  • Attend to VAT Registrations.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT/EC Sales list returns from financial information supplied by client.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements, including statutory accounts, partnership accounts and sole trader accounts for tax purposes.

Key Competencies:

    • Accuracy - to ensure transactions are processed correctly.
    • Judgement - be able to assess a situation and reach a suitable conclusion based on the information available.
    • Planning and organisation - needed throughout the process to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Customer focuses - develop relationships and gain confidence of client. Ability to attend to client queries and emails on a timely basis, and have flexibility to work on-site at client's premises.
    • Use of IT - be able to work on bookkeeping packages and Excel.
    • Teamwork - working with colleagues in the team.
    • Flexibility - to assist with other ad hoc services that arise from time to time.

Candidate Profile

Education/Qualifications:

  • Strong academic history.
  • ACCA or equivalent qualification

Key Experience/Skills:

  • Prior experience of computerised accounting packages.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team.
  • Results orientated to meet and exceed client expectations, with a key focus on delivering high quality work that consistently meets internal and/or external client deadlines.
  • Understanding of new standards.