Management Accountant

We are looking for a Management Accountant to cover a maternity contract for a company in Royston. You will have proven experience with the ability to take control of your duties very quickly. It is anticipated that the role will last for nine months.

Responsibilities

* Assist with month end management accounts and entry into group accounting package
* Assist with balance sheet reconciliations and month end reports
* Cover month end reconciliations and intercompany reporting for two Irish entities
* Distribute cost centre report after month end
* Reconcile inter-company AR and AP accounts
* Enter month end intercompany balances to Inter-Company reporting System
* Clear and reconcile inter-company cash clearing accounts
* Clear and reconcile inter-company GL suspense account
* Prepare and enter recurring journals for pre-payments and accruals
* VAT returns
* EC sales lists
* Intrastat returns

Provide holiday cover for:

* Bank entries and cash allocation
* Bank reconciliation
* Process AP invoices and payment runs
* Enter expenses

Requirements

* Whilst some level of qualification in accountancy would be beneficial, this is not essential as qualification through experience will equally be considered
* Able to extract and analyse data from ERP systems (preferably SAP)
* Experienced in all aspects of all ledgers (purchase / sales / nominal).
* General Ledger reconciliation experience.
* Good Excel experience and the ability to use formulas
* Strong analytical / numerical / reasoning skills
* Able to work to tight monthly deadlines
* Strong working knowledge of the above
* Numerate
* Good Excel skills, including Lookups and Pivot tables
* Team player
* Highly motivated
* Enthusiastic
* Good organisational skills
* Good communication skills
* Able to work on own initiative
* Able to drive objectives to completion and meet tight deadlines
* Mature approach to problems and queries
* Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
* Hands on approach
* Self-motivated
* Willingness to challenge and suggest improvements to existing systems and processes
* Flexibility needed (especially at month end) - no overtime will be paid

[ Royston, Hertfordshire, Hourly rate: £18.00 | vacancy reference : 31571 ]

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