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Management Accountant
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pro rata
Job Type: Contract
Start Date:
Added: 15 Mar 2023
Job Reference: BBBH34737
Job Description
An exciting opportunity for a Management Accountant, working five days a week on a fixed-term contract for a retail design company, has arisen in Wotton Bassett.

Duration: 9-month contract
Location: Wotton Bassett (2 days working from home, 3 office-based
Salary: £45,000 per annum

Your key activities...

Management Reporting:

* Preparation of accurate and timely monthly management accounts
* Preparation of Reporting Pack for distribution to the directors
* Monthly accruals and prepayments
* Post journals
* Review and analysis of monthly expenditure
* Comparison of actual vs budget
* Monthly reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts
* Monthly stock / WIP close process and journals
* Maintenance of the nominal ledger

Month-End and Year-End Tasks:

* Close nominal ledgers at month-end
* Close Stocks month-end
* Production of statutory year end file for external auditors and tax computations
* Statutory analysis

Analysis of Contracts:

* Analysis of contract margins vs budget and identifying issues to be raised with Project Managers
* Report on and highlight projects of concern
* Identify trends and possible opportunities


* VAT returns
* Support Finance Manager with preparation of annual budgets
* Support Finance Manager in reviewing an improving internal systems and controls
* Lead the finance team when Finance Manager is absent, on holiday etc.
* Ad-hoc reports as required


* AAT qualified, ACCA / CIMA studier (optional)
* A good all-round understanding of accounts
* Strong excel skills necessary (Pivot tables and Vlookup tables)
* Experience in Microsoft and other financial software packages
* SEI report writing
* Crystal reporting

The closing deadline for all applications is Thursday the 19th March.

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