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Assistant Management Accountant
Welwyn Garden City


To assist the Management Accountant in the delivery of timely and accurate monthly management accounts; to be a Business Partner providing effective and timely asset and spend analysis in order to ensure sound decision support and communication; to analyse and forecast future costs and trends to ensure pro-active financial planning is met whilst being capable of adding value to various departments of the business.


  • To play a key role in the production of the monthly management accounts
  • To assist the Finance team during the year end and half year end audit periods
  • Support the Accounts Assistants in the team
  • Assist in producing the information required for monthly cost reviews
  • To play part in in the production of quarterly, annual and 5 year overhead and asset plan for the company
  • Provide assistance to the Financial Controller and Finance Director as required
  • Assist with the analysis and interpretation of the monthly management accounts, ensuring an understanding of the plan to provide an analysis of the underlying trends in the business


  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent IT skills, to include Excel at an advanced level and in particular presentation skills
  • The ability to build financial models
  • Excellent experience of financial systems
  • Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA

  • Knowledge of Sage accounting package or Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Interrogation of various business systems in order to ascertain key financial information.
  • A well organised individual with a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • An engaging team member with a hands-on approach.
  • Approachable with highly effective communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with both financial and non-financial personnel
  • Ability to work under pressure and to regular deadlines
  • Self-motivated with the ability to constructively use initiative


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