Senior Accounting Technician - 12 month maternity cover



Hours:                                    30 – 37.5 

Permanent/Fixed Term:       12 months fixed term maternity cover

Location:                                Cheltenham   


Key Objectives 

  • To support the Head of Finance and Finance Manager with the preparation of monthly and annual management accounts, as well as compliance with statutory financial requirements

Key Tasks 

  • Assisting with the monthly and annual accounts, including the preparation of prepayment and accruals journals
  • Processing of General Ledger journals
  • Checking and reconciling royalty statements
  • Supporting the budget-holders with monthly meetings
  • Categorising bank statements to merge into cashflow reports
  • Analysing subsidiary management accounts each month
  • Reconciling monthly internal P&Ls for other departments
  • Liaising and building relationships with staff within all departments in the organisation on financial matters

Qualifications & Experience Requirements: 

  • AAT Qualified
  • CIMA / ACCA qualified desirable
  • Proven experience in a financial role
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office 

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical and analytical with excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible approach with willingness to learn
  • Capable of working on own initiative and proactively as part of a team
  • Hard working and productive