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Assistant Management Accountant

Great Bear
Nottinghamshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description
Following years of accelerated growth Culina Group is now a £2.2billion+ turnover business, employing over 22,000 staff, with a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles. Culina Group operates from over 100+ depots across the UK and Ireland, serving more than 1,000 clients over its framework of chilled, ambient, contract packaging solutions and fresh and baked goods.

Company Overview

Great Bear (Part of the Culina Group) provides distribution services to FMCG clients. Customer centric service focus is delivered through a site-level empowered culture.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive A place where you're valued, challenged, and inspired!
Job Description
Due to continued growth, we are now seeking an Assistant Management Accountant to join our Finance team at our Harworth site.

As Assistant Management Accountant you will be responsible for undertaking a number of weekly and monthly financial reporting tasks.

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm, offering a competitive salary and package with the opportunity to work for a forward thinking market leader.

Job responsibilities of Assistant Management Accountant include:
  • Production of the weekly costings for a number of operations run from our customer-focused sites
  • Preparation of Management Accounts including posting journals
  • Investigation and explanation of variances in the Management Accounts
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support with the production of the monthly review pack of financial and operational management information for discussion with customers at review meetings
  • Invoice and credit control customers and update the Company cash forecast
  • Review supplier invoices against their purchase orders and assist in the authorisation process
  • Deal with site suppliers including self-billing subcontract hauliers on a weekly basis
  • Assist with the annual budget process
  • Assist with quarterly forecasting
  • Collate and issue various internal reporting
  • Support the finance team with ad-hoc projects
  • Filing and admin to support the accounts team as required
To apply for the role of Assistant Management Accountant, you will possess the following skills, experiences and qualifications:
  • Part qualified accountant (AAT, CIMA, ACCA, ACA) or QBE.
  • Experience of working in a similar industry is an advantage
  • Highly proficient in using IT, including MS Office and accounts software
  • Excel is a key management information tool, a sound knowledge of spreadsheet writing and analysis of data is essential
  • Experienced in accounts preparation, including journals, accruals, prepayments, depreciation and income deferral
  • Good communicator at all levels including, operational warehouse and transport managers and staff, customers, suppliers and other internal staff
  • Good team-player with the drive to see tasks through to completion and meet deadlines set
  • Inquisitive in nature with the ability to take initiative, looking for constant development and improvement of procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail, with high levels of accuracy
Additional Information
As part of our drive to make Great Bear a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:
  • Annual Leave
  • Pension scheme we want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirements so we offer agreat contribution
  • Life Assurance - x 2 your annual salary
  • Wellness Via our Employee Assistance Programmewe offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
  • Eye Care Vouchers We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
  • Reward & Recognition We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via Employee of the month and year, special recognition and long service awards.
  • Everyday discounts - via our benefit platform you will have access to over 50 retailer discounts for everyday savings!

If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!

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