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  • Job reference: RMS0000271

Assistant Management Accountant

  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/01/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/02/18)
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Location: Warrington (HQ)
Department: Finance & Accounting
Duration: Permanent

Job Summary:


Working closely with the Finance Manager / Management Accountant, you will provide support to the Regional Finance Business Partners. As an Assistant Management Accountant you will support the Regional Finance Team in maintaining entity accounting, support the completion of month end deliverables, whilst studying for a professional accounting qualification. In joining the finance team, you will help drive improvements in control, process and culture, to achieve Fircroft's ultimate goal of providing a best in class, value added support to our global business.


Job Duties / Objective:

Working closely with the Finance Manager / Management Accountant, you will provide support to the Regional Finance Business Partners. As an Assistant Management Accountant you will support the Regional Finance Team in maintaining entity accounting, support the completion of month end deliverables, whilst studying for a professional accounting qualification. In joining the finance team, you will help drive improvements in control, process and culture, to achieve Fircroft's ultimate goal of providing a best in class, value added support to our global business.

Your role will included but not limited to:

* Ownership of specific reporting and month end tasks - including agreement of intercompany balances
* Working closely with Finance Manager/ Management Accountant to prepare month end financial information and analysis
* Support margin analysis to ensure sales & cost of sales are correctly recorded
* Help prepare overhead reporting and explain variances to budget/forecast/prior months
* Support Regional Finance Business Partner
* Support in-country teams, building good relationships with key contacts
* Review and analysis of balance sheet accounts under guidance of Finance Manager/ Management Accountant including sub-ledger postings and reconciliations
* Preparation and posting of Intercompany recharge invoices
* Involvement in implementing improvements to financial procedures and controls
* Support region in budgeting, forecasting and cash flow
* Ad-hoc project work as required and to support development
* Relentlessly spread enthusiasm, goodwill, happiness and positivity


Essential Skills / Qualifications:

* Good level of education
* Already working towards or a desire to complete the CIMA, ACCA or AAT qualifications is essential.
* Ability to understand and work with the opinions and perspectives of others across different regions
* Shows great attention to detail
* Resilient
* Able to build and maintain trusted relationships
* Confident
* Self-aware
* Willing to continually improve
* Demonstrates Integrity
* Excellent communications skills
* Time management / Ability to consistently meet deadlines
* Ability to operate as part of a team, within a complex global organisation
* Analytical skills (inc. proficiency in MS Excel)

The Company:


Fircroft is a leading global provider of HR and Recruitment solutions to the Natural Resource and Engineering Sectors. With offices in 45 countries, Fircroft employs over 600 staff globally delivering services to some of the world's best known companies. Turnover currently stands at £900m, Fircroft is one of the largest and most successful privately-owned businesses based in the North West of England. Built on the foundation of outstanding brand values.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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