R2R Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    North West England, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Professional Services

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kartik Masalawala

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Morson are proud to own the interim recruitment process for Manchester Airport Group - MAG is the country's largest airport group serving 40 million passengers annually across 250+ routes and has enjoyed year on year growth contributing over £3b to the UK economy with a turnover in excess of £580m.

MAG's Record to Report Team are recruiting FOUR R2R Assistant Accountants on a permanent basis.

The objective of these roles is to support in the preparation of management accounts for the airport divisions ensuring they are accurate, timely and available for management review. This will include engaging with budget holders and Finance colleagues to understand their business and to ensure that their financial performance is accurately reflected in the accounts.

The Role:
* Assisting in the month end close process, ensuring the ledgers are all closed to strict deadlines.
* Ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the accounts, calculate and post relevant journals to ensure the accounts are reflective of underlying financial performance.
* Ensuring all balance sheet reconciliations are completed accurately and in a timely manner, including review and sign off.

Two of the four roles will require the candidate to travel to Stansted for the first two weeks (Monday - Thursday) of every month, for 3 months. This will add transitioning of a finance function to your CV, really helping you in your career going forward. All expenses will be paid for. Please let me know if you would like to partake in the finance migration project.

Person Attributes
* Part Qualified or equivalent (study support available as necessary)
* An ambitious individual and team player with a "can do" attitude.
* Actively engage business stakeholders and respond to queries in a collaborative manner.
* Have relevant experience of working within a complex head office reporting function.
* Experience of SAP or similar ERP systems is desirable.
* Intermediate to advanced Excel skills are essential to include pivot tables and look-ups

Salary and Package

* £26k-32k PLUS Study Support
* Parking
* Pension 5%
* 25 days holiday + 8 statutory days