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Management Accounts Supervisor, The Reader

Management Accounts Supervisor, The Reader

Role Specifications:

  • To support the Finance Manager in managing the core finance function of the organisation including the Community Interest Company trading subsidiary
  • Maintain both Sales and Purchase Ledger, ensuring all invoices are dealt with in a timely manner using the Sage accounting system
  • Purchase order processing
  • Weekly bank reconciliations
  • Cash management including weekly payment runs, cash banking and petty cash
  • Weekly & Monthly payroll completion and liaising with payroll bureau as required
  • Pension submissions to pension providers
  • Credit Control including liaising with customers to resolve issues
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements including liaising with suppliers to resolve issues
  • Company credit card processing
  • Staff and Volunteer expenses processing ensuring adherence to financial procedures
  • Month-end accounts preparation to trial balance including accrual and prepayment journals as required
  • Assist with month-end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide meaningful support and guidance to finance apprentice
  • Support non-finance staff as required including providing advice and guidance on best practise and financial procedures
  • Any other duties as directed by the Finance Manager

Person Specifications:


  • AAT qualified to Level 4 or equivalent (or able to evidence considerable experience to support Level 3)
  • Strong understanding of double entry bookkeeping including accruals and prepayments
  • Previous relevant experience (ideally in a management accounts function).
  • Good rounded knowledge of financial procedures and processes
  • Proven experience of recording accounting transactions and maintaining accounting records
  • Good working knowledge and previous experience in using at least one accounting package
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to deal with people at a variety of levels
  • Proven ability to work supportively and effectively within and across teams and build good working relationships
  • Keen eye for detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Proven ability and willingness to work under pressure to process high volumes of work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Proficient working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • A systematic and organised approach with an ability to follow things through
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and under minimal supervision
  • Commitment to the aims and values of The Reader Organisation