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      Finance Trainee

      The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a market leading international healthcare products and services provider, operating primarily in areas that enhance mobility and accessibility including orthotics, prosthetics and wheelchairs. We have in excess of 60 sites across the UK and Ireland, as well as operations in France, The Netherlands and Sweden; employing approximately 700+ staff.

      Job Summary:

      This role is a Hands-on accountancy role, ensuring the financial requirements of the business are completed in a timely and accurate manner, maintaining effective financial controls and legal compliance.

      Key responsibilities:

      Financial Accounting

      • Cash Book / Bank Reconciliations (multi-currency)
      • Control of Bank Direct Debits and Standing Orders
      • Application of Cash to AP and AR
      • Fixed Asset Register

      Management Accounting

      • Assist with monthly management accounts – including Prepayments and Accruals, Stock and WIP
      • Bank Account reconciliation in line with the Balance Sheet
      • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
      • Inter-company cross-charges / Reconciliations
      • ad-hoc analysis and reporting of management accounts
      • Other ad-hoc projects as directed by the Commercial Accountant.

      Skills & Personal Attributes:
      The position requires the job holder to possess:-

      • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships internally and externally.
      • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Excellent attention to detail.
      • Experience of and comfortable working in a fast paced, flexible organisation.
      • Diplomatic but also assertive as required.
      • Able to prioritise, plan and organise efficiently and work with multiple conflicting priorities.
      • Ability to build and develop effective relationships with stakeholders and multi-disciplinary business management teams who operate in a dispersed geographical environment.
      • Confidential and professional.
      • Collaborative and collegiate style, achieving results through coaching and support.
      • Self-motivated and uses initiative.
      • Robust judgement and ability to make sound financial decisions quickly and effectively in complex situations.
      • Resilient and assertive utilising persuasive techniques.
      • Flexible working style.
      • Attitude of continuous improvement.
      • Good working knowledge of IT systems.
      • Positive and proactive ’can-do’ attitude.
      • Highly literate & numerate.
      • Full driving licence preferred.

      Qualifications:

      • Recent Graduate in Finance, Accountancy or Business.
      • Recent completion or working towards AAT, ACCA, ACA or CIMA.

      To apply for the position, or for further information, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@abilitymatters.com

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