Trainee Management Accountant

Location: Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

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Contact Phone: 07795 385225

Sector: Part Qualified Finance

Salary: 26000

Start Date: 2024-05-01

Consultant: Charlotte Trunkfield

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Trainee Management Accountant | Burton DE14 | £24,000 – £26,000 + Study Support (CIMA)| Office Based

Are you AAT qualified or do you have an Accounting & Finance Degree?
Cherry Professional are currently working on a unique opportunity for a Trainee Management Accountant to join our Burton based clients.  Our client is a leading Pharmaceutical company with offices Globally.
In this role you will be reporting directly into the Finance Manager and supporting the Finance Team in a variety of Accounting tasks.  The role has come about due to company growth.

Role: Trainee Management Accountant
Location: Burton DE14– Office based
Salary Package: £24,000 – £26,000 + Study Support

The job responsibilities include:

  • Post transactions in Sage50, ensuring accurate and timely record-keeping. 
  • Produce financial documents and reports as required. 
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and other accounting reports. 
  • Manage accounts payable by posting and paying supplier invoices in a timely manner. 
  • Oversee accounts receivable by creating and sending customer invoices and ensuring prompt payment. 
  • Perform stock take reconciliation, accurately valuing and reporting inventory. 
  • Complete bank reconciliations, identifying and rectifying discrepancies in financial records. 
  • Generate Sage50 reports and analyse financial data as needed. 
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns, reconciling any discrepancies and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. 
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date records of financial transactions. 
  • Monitor and control the payables and receivables, ensuring proper documentation and timely processing. 
  • Maintain accurate records of invoices, payments, and outstanding balances. 
  • Communicate with suppliers and customers to resolve any payment issues or discrepancies. 


  • Demonstrating basic understanding of accounting principles and practices, with the ability to learn and utilize accounting software (Sage50) effectively. 
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of financial data, with the ability to identify and rectify errors. 
  • Prioritizes tasks effectively, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting deadlines. 
  • Communicates clearly and professionally, both in writing and verbally, with the ability to collaborate effectively with the finance team and liaise with suppliers and customers. 
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the role evolves. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is preferred but not required. 
  • Some experience or familiarity with accounting software, specifically Sage50, is a plus. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. 

If you are interested in the role please apply via the website or any questions please email

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