Management Accountant

West Sussex
24500.00 - 29600.00 GBP Annual + pro rata
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Sussex Recruitment requires a professional, part-qualified management accountant to provide support to the Finance and Business Services Director, Finance Manager and cost centre managers within their Clients' organisation. You will assist managers with their budgets, undertake monthly reconciliations and monitor and report on expenditure.

Main purpose of the job:
• To administer and prepare the management accounts including variance analysis
• To process transactions and accounting adjustments, assist with budgets and monitor income and expenditure

PERSON SPECIFICATION - Essential Criteria:
• Relevant substantive & demonstrative accounting experience
• Experience of preparing management accounts including variance analysis
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Flexible approach to tasks and environment
• High level of numeracy
• Reliable, able to "own" tasks and see them through
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Ability to work in a dynamic context
• Ability to explain financial matters clearly to non-financial experts
• Commitment to working as part of a team
• Commitment to providing excellent levels of service
• Comprehensive knowledge of MS packages, especially advanced Excel skills
• Ability to use internet and email effectively
• Ability to maintain good filing systems
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Able to both "uphold procedures and policies" and challenge the status quo

Education and Qualifications:
• Good level of general education, preferably to 'A' level
• AAT or equivalent

Desirable Criteria:
• Sage 200 experience
• At least part qualified ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or ACA
• Knowledge of financial accounting
• Location: This role will ideally be based in Falmer, Brighton. However, travel to other sites throughout Sussex will be required therefore you will have the ability to drive and access to a car for work business

**Hours for this role are 32 per week with flexible working hours, so may suit someone who would like a four day week or five shorter days.

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