Assistant Management Accountant - West Lothian

Industry & Commerce - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 2636 Date Posted: Monday 15 Oct 2018
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An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a national business based in West Lothian as an Assistant Management Accountant.

The Company

This innovative and multi-faceted business group is undoubtedly one the of the market leaders within their sector with skills in delivering special projects across a multitude of different business sectors. The business has significantly expanded in recent years due to the growth of the sectors in which they operate. 

The Role

The position of Assistant Management Accountant is a business-critical position for the company and will report straight into the Finance Manager. You will be responsible for providing the business will real time information and finance business partnering with key stakeholders to support commercial and operational decisions to be made on fact and not just gut. The business is happy to look at candidates that are at any stage of their professional accounting qualification

On Offer

The role of Assistant Management Accountant will offer a salary of £23,000 - £26,000 plus a competitive benefits package including study support for candidates that are actively studying towards ACCA/CIMA. The offices are based in West Lothian with parking available onsite.

You will be responsible for but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager 
  • To support the production of monthly management accounts
  • To liaise with commercial staff to assist with the preparation of management accounts
  • To assist in the preparation of data for cash flow purposes
  • To review contract performance and investigate variances
  • To ensure that the accounting records of the company are accurate and reliable, performing reconciliations
  • To prepare journals for use in the production of management accounts
  • To prepare recharging journals for the new internal Business Support department
  • To help prepare the annual budget for Scotland
  • To aid the quarterly reforecasting exercise
  • To assist preparing invoices on a weekly basis
  • To prepare claim documentation in line with certain projects.

 

To be considered for this opportunity you must have the following experience:

  • Part qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ICAS/ICAEW or equivalent)
  • Experience in sectors such engineering, manufacturing or FMCG would be advantageous
  • Advanced user of Excel and ideally exposure to ERP systems
  • Ability to analyse problems and offer solutions
  • Able to work on their own initiative, within established procedures and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson for a private & confidential discussion regarding this exciting opportunity.