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Assistant Management Accountant

  • Ref: KRAH150721
  • Westhoughton
  • Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Salary Expectation: £25,000

Availability/Notice Period: 4 Weeks


  • 2017 BA Hons in Accounting and Finance – Keele University
  • 2014 A Levels achieved in Accounting, Maths and Psychology / AS Level in Chemistry
  • 2012 9 GCSEs achieved at grade A – C including Maths and English

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel – including Vlookups and Pivot Tables
  • Sage Payroll / Sage 50 Accounts
  • Open GI

Career Summary

Current Employer – Accountants

Position – Assistant Management Accountant

Dates – February 2021 – Present

  • Reports to Senior Management Accountant – works across a range of Financial / Management Accounting tasks for a range of Clients
  • Work 3 days at one client (3 business for the one client) as the outsourced finance department and 2 days at the practice working on 5 other clients
  • Management Accounts – Review of Trial Balance / Profit and Loss / Balance Sheet / Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • Bookkeeping – Sales Invoice, Purchase Invoices, Bank transactions
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • VAT Returns
  • Year-End Journals – Wages, Depreciation, Stock, Adjustments
  • Systems used: Sage 50 Accounts, Sage Payroll (for nominal links only), Eposnow till System, Excel, Sam Touch till System, Accountancy Manager


Previous Employer – Supplier

Position – Finance Assistant

Dates – August 2019 – February 2021

  • Reported to Purchase Ledger Team Leader initially and then for the last 18 months the Financial Accountant – with dotted line to Finance Controller
  • Processed purchase ledger invoices
  • Helped with cash Postings
  • Raised credit notes and reinvoices for customers
  • Payroll Prep and Approval (UK, Ireland, France, Hong Kong, Hagen, and Shanghai)
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Balance sheet rec tracker – maintaining the rec tracker to ensure everyone is completing and updating the TB during month end week
  • Month end Journal Postings
  • Intercompany reconciliations for UK, Ireland, Germany, Turkey, USA, and Hong Kong
  • Analytical reviews – variance analysis on P&L nominals
  • Audit – gathering information from the audit requests
  • Month end ledger closure and opening/closing of periods
  • Company Credit card admin and expenses (posting the accruals and processing expenses from the receipts)
  • Manged 1 junior finance assistant
  • Allocations of payments and invoices (aged and current items)
  • Liaised externally, i.e., HMRC, HSBC, Suppliers


Previous Employer – Travel Company

Position – Accounts Payable Clerk

Dates – June 2018 – July 2019

  • Process supplier invoices (done on a rota as these were processed straight from the mailbox which was taken in turns
  • Supplier statement Reconciliations (personally owned 10 supplier accounts)
  • Supplier Payments (Daily and monthly depending on payment terms with each supplier)
  • Supplier queries (queries with both external and internal)
  • Mailbox (on a rota to deal with all emails (invoices/statements and queries)
  • Systems used: Admin Studio, Helpdesk Email System, Excel (VLookups)


Previous Employer – Insurance Company

Position – Accounts Assistant

Dates – January 2018 – June 2018

  • Worked in a team of 8 and reports to the Accounts Supervisor
  • Ownership / responsibility of several different insurer accounts
  • Reconcile account statements by using Open GI system – ensures up to date policy information always
  • Reconcile the accounts – searches for the policies on the system and check that the Gross premiums and commissions on the system match the insurers statement
  • Managed and resolves differences – emails these queries to the relevant people for each branch/policy
  • Chased up all emails – chases up every query until they have been resolved
  • Settle accounts once all matched- using the Insurers reconciliation section on the system
  • When the figures match and copy of the reconciled statement will be sent to the insurers by email and a copy of the statement with the relevant paperwork printed from Open GI will be saved on the shared drive
  • Statement is then given to the Accounts Supervisor to make the payments


Previous Employer – Retail

Position – Purchase Ledger Clerk (Temporary)

Dates – October 2017 – December 2017


Previous Employer – Insurance Company

Position – Commissions and Finance Assistant (Temporary)

Dates – May 2017 – September 2017