Assistant Management Accountant

Full study support

Our opportunity is one of a kind. As well as offering full study support for an accountancy qualification of your choice, this role will allow you to learn and grow whilst experiencing the full range of accounting activities. This is whilst working for a great company, and we’re proud to have been named in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain List – as well as being a Times Top 100 employer (six times!!)

Search Laboratory is a fast-growing and multi-award-winning digital marketing agency based in Leeds. We’re currently looking to expand our well-established Accounts team and, under the close direction and support of our Management Accountant, you will build upon your existing knowledge, whilst learning new skills. In this role you will:

  • Manage the posting of purchase ledger invoices
  • Be responsible for daily banking and cashbook management, carrying out payment runs and overseeing expense
  • Take the lead in accounting for our US subsidiary, which will involve foreign currency transactions and currency exchange
  • Assist the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts, including nominal ledger postings of journals and month end adjustments for both US and UK subsidiaries
  • Review the monthly P&L, completing cost variance analysis
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliation
  • Assist with the budgeting and re-forecasting processes, working with the wider Finance team and other teams within the business
  • Manage and process timely payroll submissions to the bank and payroll bureau for our US office
  • Run the full payroll process for our UK subsidiary

You will also benefit from learning from the wider finance team and our Finance Director. You will get all the support and guidance you need to become autonomous in your role.

Key requirements

What we need from you:

Ideally, you’ll be part or fully AAT qualified, or you’ll have started to study – or be looking to study – ACCA/CIMA

  • You will be currently working in an accounts role in the early stages of your career, and you’ll be keen to develop your career in finance
  • Being able to communicate at all levels within an organisation, including senior management, will be important
  • You’ll thrive in a fast-paced, innovative and deadline-orientated environment
  • Strong Excel skills and an aptitude for picking up new IT systems and processes will be important

You can read honest reviews about Search Laboratory on , and our Facebook page will give you a really good idea about what it’s like to work at the Lab. You’ll see we’re a sociable bunch we all are, and how we like to reward the team. Our benefits include:

  • Free gym membership
  • Free fruit
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Company Pension
  • Free Drink Fridays in our games room
  • Company socials and much more

If you’d like to know more about this role please get in touch with our friendly recruitment team on 0113 2121211 (No recruitment agencies please).

Reporting to: Management Accountant

Job Purpose: Assist the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts, including nominal ledger postings of journals and month end adjustments for both US and UK subsidiaries. You will also be responsible for daily banking and cashbook management, carrying out payment runs and overseeing expense.

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