Assistant Management Accountant

Over the past two decades, we have grown from a start-up to a multi-million-pound business. We are one of the UK’s leading cloud and secure managed hosting providers - supplying dedicated servers, private and public cloud hosting solutions, and a full range of technical, cybersecurity, and DevOps consulting services. We’re moving fast, continuously innovating and having a lot of fun in the process.  

We transform our customers’ businesses through robust technology, world-class solution engineering, and multi-award-winning customer service.  

We design, build and support thousands of technical solutions every year for a full cross-section of the UK economy, from local businesses and charities to fast-growing eCommerce and financial services businesses, global manufacturers and retailers, local and central Government, the NHS and the Ministry of Defence - all seeking new and innovative ways of hosting their IT solutions.  

Our business is built entirely around our people and our customers. We invest in our people and work hard to ensure our teams are inspired, motivated and supported. We are customer-obsessive and committed to self-development, hard work and having fun. We believe in everyone bringing their whole self to work as part of our fantastic bunch.   

Our in-house training facility is widely accredited. For instance, we are the only managed service provider in the UK to be an accredited AWS training centre. 

We care passionately about doing the right thing - for our customers and each other. It’s important to us that UKFast is a diverse, inclusive and socially-conscious employer that contributes positively to our communities and environment. For instance, we have been Carbon neutral for many years.

What is the point of this role?

This role ensures our suppliers are paid on time therefore maintaining a strong professional relationship with them. This role will also ensure cash balances are monitored and accurately recorded and that our month end financial reporting runs smoothly.

What will I be doing?

  • Day to day management of purchase ledger including coding invoices and responding to supplier queries
  • Compiling payment runs with relevant support and ensuring all invoices are paid on time
  • Management of ledger ensuring aged balances are reviewed and ledger remains clean
  • Preparation of monthly staff expenses payment run and partner commission payments
  • Monthly preparation of bank reconciliation in line with month end deadlines
  • Preparation of fixed assets reconciliation each month end
  • Preparation of prepayments postings and reconciliation within the accounts
  • Assistance in month end with various tasks within the management accounts team
  • Other ad-hoc tasks within the team

Success in this role looks like

  • Ensure all invoices are paid by their due date
  • Maintain a clean purchase ledger with minimal aged balances
  • Pro-actively looking at controls that can be implemented to make the purchase ledger process smoother and more robust

What will I bring to the role?

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organised and thorough
  • Proficient using Microsoft excel
  • Able to work to strict deadlines

If you would like a confidential conversation about this opportunity please feel free to get in touch - we would love to hear from you.

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