Location: Charter House , Watford with travel to other YMCA sites as operationally required

Salary: £29,188 including location allowance. Other benefits include contributory pension scheme, health cash plan, free gym membership and fitness classes and discounted nursery  care.

One YMCA is a registered charity and housing association that delivers community-based services across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. As part of this we help and support tens of thousands of young people to belong, contribute and thrive every single year.

We do this through the provision of accommodation (including supported housing), family centres, community hubs, a nursery and a range of youth services and clubs. Altogether, our team of over 300 talented colleagues deliver around £11 million of high impact community services through which people can develop in body, mind and spirit.

Our Central Services team includes the Finance, HR and Property & Compliance functions. This job is responsible for supporting the Management Accountant in the preparation and monitoring of management accounts across all companies and departments

Main duties:
a) Preparation of monthly management accounts for the Early Childhood Partnership subsidiary and other business units as required, including variance analysis against budget and forecast and budget manager liaison
b) Provide a support and advice service by working with all departments and the service managers to interpret and communicate financial data and to assist in financial decisions
c) Assisting and supporting budget holders in the production of budgets and forecasts for all business units
d) Calculating and posting accruals and prepayments and other journal entries
e) Calculating and posting intercompany recharges and reconciliations
f) Balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
g) Cash Management – updating cash receipts, reconciliation of petty cash, cash flow management and reporting
h) Accounts Receivable including raising sales invoices and credit control for all business units
i) Assist in managing the fixed asset register
j) Assist with interim and year end audit

A DBS disclosure is required for this position.

Knowledge, qualifications and experience 
Knowledge of all areas of financial accounting (ledger work, VAT, reconciliations etc.) √
AAT qualified √
Part CIMA qualified or equivalent √
Previous management accounting experience √
Knowledge of financial policies and procedures √
Previous experience of working within a finance department, ideally within a complex organisation with multiple income streams √
Proficient in the use of ERP accounting systems √
Proficient in the use of Sun Systems accounting software √
Microsoft Excel skills (intermediate / advanced) √
Understanding and some experience of payroll administration √

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For more information please call Anne Franklin on 01923 353610

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