Senior Finance Officer

GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Assistant Accountant

Manchester (hybrid)

GBP30,487 - GBP34,980 plus excellent benefits

Reporting directly to the Management Accountant you will assist with the annual reporting cycle, including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes for your area of responsibility.

You will be customer focused, flexible in your approach, and work in conjunction with other finance colleagues in the wider finance team.

Key Responsibilities

• Assisting the Head of Finance as required in the annual financial reporting cycle, including the preparation of monthly management accounts, forecast outturns, yearend accounts, annual budgets, and five-year plans.

• Assist the Head of Finance in monitoring income and expenditure against budget through variance analysis and other ad hoc reports.

• Assist in the preparation of the costing and financial aspects of business plans for new and current developments and activities.

• Liaise closely with the Finance Officers within the team, including provision of advice and guidance as appropriate.

• Seek opportunities to continuously improve procedures as necessary to adequately support the business activities.

• Produce monthly and other ad hoc financial reports and ensure that these are distributed to the relevant Budget Holder and that appropriate action is taken where necessary.

• Assist the Head of Finance in ensuring all accounts are set up correctly on Oracle Financials.

• Prepare and input journals onto Oracle Financials

Essential Skills and Experience

• Qualified AAT Level 4 or equivalent

• Actively studying towards a professional accounting qualification - CIMA/ACCA/ACA

• Proven experience working in a similar role.

• Experience of stakeholder management

• Strong numeracy skills

• Excellent IT skills including accounting systems and high level excel skills - data manipulation and interrogation.

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