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Management Accountant (Contract)

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Up to £25,000 pro rata

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168031

NRG is an award winning, market leader in recruitment services to clients and candidates across the North East and the UK. We have been delivering an exceptional service for over 40 years and are now looking for a dynamic candidate to join our crucial finance function.


You will have had exposure to a variety of activities from management accounts to month end, and you will join on a FTC until (approx.) April 2021. The successful candidate will work the equivalent of 3 full days, though you may spread your allocated hours over 4-5 days instead of the full 3 days if you wish.




The Role


Salary – up to £25,000 full time equivalent (depending on experience), pro-rated for working 3 full days per week (9:00 – 17:30 Monday-Thursday, 17:00 finish on Friday).


You will lead the preparation of accurate monthly accounts for submission to the Finance Director and manage the supplier payment process, as well as support the Finance Director with ad hoc finance related tasks.




Key Responsibilities


-Production and analysis of month end accounts

  • Calculate and post prepayments and accruals

  • Prepare and analysis of month end reports

  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts

  • Reconciliation of fixed asset accounts and depreciation calculations


-Manage supplier payment process

  • Purchase order approval

  • Invoice coding, approval and posting

  • Payment of supplier invoices

  • Employee expenses


-Co-ordinate annual audit to ensure compliance

  • Assist in preparation of annual accounts and tax return


-Payroll process

  • Posting of payroll payments (advances, attachment of earnings, ) on to accounts system

  • Prepare and post weekly and monthly payroll journal

  • Calculate and review staff bonus calculations

  • Import and post customer invoices from payroll system


-Production and analysis of management reports

  • Weekly margin reports

  • Daily operational reports

  • Create and analyse ad hoc reporting


-Cash flow forecasting and reconciliation of bank statements


-Assist in preparation and analysis of annual budget


-Prepare and submit quarterly VAT return and payments


-National Statistics Forms





  • General knowledge of accounting principles

  • Experience of Accounts Payable processes

  • Experience of Microsoft Excel, able to create and interpret spread sheets

  • Organised and work to deadlines

  • Attention to detail