Trainee Management Accountant

Erith
06/06/2024
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Engineering
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Accounting & Finance, Manufacturing and Production
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable
Job ID
50859

Job Description

Are you looking to work for an employer who is offering study support?

Are you a graduate with a couple of years’ experience within finance looking for the next step in their career?

 

Trainee Management Accountant

Location – Erith Kent

Salary- £26,000 to £28,000 DOE

Hours - 4 day working week (Monday-Thursday)

 

The Trainee Management Accountant handles daily responsibilities involving the Purchase, Sales, and General Ledgers, in addition to assisting with all aspects of the Month-end and Year-end closing procedures.

 

As the Trainee Management Accountant, you will...

  • Review and validate supplier invoices and related payment requests, prepare and post daily invoice batches, and manage supplier and expense payment runs.
  • Reconcile monthly supplier statements, resolve discrepancies, and respond to inquiries from suppliers, clients, and consultants regarding payment status.
  • Post multi-currency bank transactions, process direct debit applications, and reconcile sterling and currency accounts.
  • Update and reconcile the fixed asset register, investigate ERP queries, support sales invoice production, and assist with debt collection and customer queries.
  • Handle month-end reporting and journal adjustments, identify and escalate potential risks, assist with the yearly financial audit, and perform other duties as assigned by senior management.

 

Essential Skills

 

 

  • Proficiency in Sales, Purchase, and General Ledgers is required.
  • Experience with SAGE 50 or a similar Financial Accounting System is necessary.
  • Candidates should be AAT Qualified or hold a degree.
  • Familiarity with ERP/MRP Systems is beneficial.
  • A solid understanding of MS Office, including Excel and Outlook, is essential.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, along with the ability to prioritise a diverse workload, are important.
  • A desire to pursue an accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) is also expected.

 

Benefits package

  • Company-sponsored further education opportunities (ACCA or similar accredited qualification).
  • 20 days of holiday plus bank holidays that fall on a Monday.
  • Various annual engagement activities, including themed holiday parties and events with covered expenses.
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering 24/7 mental health support and face-to-face counselling for employees and their households.
  • Potential annual performance bonus (previously 5% of salary) and annual salary reviews (previously 5% increase).

 

To find out more about the Trainee Management Accountant position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

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