Management Accounts Associate, Global Business Solutions - Cheltenham

Department: Global Business Solutions

Location: Cheltenham

Closing Date: 30 August 2024

Management Accounts Associate, Global Business Solutions - Cheltenham

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in more than 145 countries and across 809 offices globally.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

At Crowe, our aim is to create a community where regardless of gender, identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, education or background, everyone is valued, can flourish and achieve their full potential.

Job Description

  • Assisting more experienced members of the team with a portfolio of international clients, to deliver finance functions provided by the Firm, which will include:
    • Payroll
    • Accounts payable processing and payment
    • Management of client funds
    • Employee expenses reimbursement
    • Management accounts
    • VAT and other indirect taxes
    • International HR
  • This will involve posting accounts payable invoices and expense claims onto accounting systems, raising payments to be made out of client bank accounts, and checking the completeness of payroll and other services completed by the Firm’s overseas offices
  • Other services as required such as setting up the bookkeeping in Sage or other accounting systems, and setting up beneficiaries on banking systems
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts in dual currencies
  • Assisting the Compliance team with queries relating to year end statutory accounts and compliance.
  • Attending calls with clients and making notes of actions
  • Liaising with third parties in the UK and overseas offices to follow up on services being provided
  • Responding to client queries
  • Escalating any issues or concerns to the Team Senior/Supervisor
  • Performing administrative duties for the team
  • Dealing with ad hoc queries and using initiative in different situations
  • Delivering all work to set deadlines

Required attributes

  • 1-2 years accounting experience, with management accounting experience desirable
  • Currently studying or desire to study for an accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/AAT)
  • International experience an advantage
  • Organised and able to deal with multiple deadlines and prioritise tasks appropriately
  • Excellent communication skills, and an ability to gain trust and develop relationships quickly
  • Able to share knowledge within the team and carry out research as needed
  • Awareness of risk, and ability deliver high quality documents first time
  • IT skills – ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and accounting systems, such as SAGE, NetSuite etc.
  • An interest in the big picture around what Global Business Solutions and the wider Firm can offer to our clients
  • Attention to detail

Why choose Crowe?

At Crowe we understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace.

Whether you’re working in statutory audit, corporate tax or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, we place our people at the centre of everything that we do; promoting a collaborative, inclusive and friendly culture while remaining passionate about supporting and developing our people as they build their careers. We listen to our people and adapt to their changing needs alongside the needs of our growing business. We invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

At Crowe, you will find the specialist knowledge, the resources and the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career, with continued learning and development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits.

We want to create the best environment for our people to grow and thrive and recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment, which we would be happy to discuss with you further.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation, driving effectiveness in our teams and providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit which is supported by a clearly defined career pathway..

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