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.


* 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


* 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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