Assistant Management Accountant – Robert Half – Darlington

Robert Half

An exciting opportunity has arise for an assistant management accountant to join one of UK leading childcare private provider. On a growth trajectory the business has over 60 nurseries in the North West, Yorkshire and the South West.

Over the years the business has invested significantly in the quality of care, the optimisation of the learning experience and early year’s curriculum delivery.

Reporting to the management accountant you will be supporting nursery managers/budget holders across the organisation in the preparation of monthly accounts including maintaining the sub-ledgers.

Main duties:

Supporting the Management Accountant in the preparation of monthly management accounts. To include the analysis of variances, identification of errors and preparation of correcting journal entries

Prepare and distribute regular internal budget reports for all departmental budget holders

support the Management Accountant in the preparation for budget meetings by producing detailed cost analysis of specified expense codes and collating and verifying staffing information

Preparation of petty cash/bank reconciliations for group and individual nursery sites and resolving any subsequent queries

Reviewing debtors/creditors ledger ensuring accuracy and dealing with any anomalies and maintenance of accruals and prepayments model

Assist with the processing of purchase invoices when necessary

Assist the Management Accountant in the completion of external returns by collating and analysing data and producing reports in line with appropriate deadlines for regulatory and other bodies


Previous management account experience

Graduate/AAT qualified studying towards CIMA (or equivalent) qualification

Experience of performing detailed financial reconciliations

Proficiency in MS Excel

Driven and ambitious

Ability to work with minimal supervision

On site parking available

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