Management Accountant AAT / CIMA / ACCA

From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum (negotiable)
29 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Working as part of a small but very busy team, you will be responsible for the preparation of Management Accounts.

As Management Accountant you will be comfortable working along whilst still part of a team. You will be qualified either through studies, experience or a mixture.


  • Produce the monthly management accounts. This includes but is not limited to
  • Preparing and posting allocations, journals, prepayments and accruals.
  • Make sure the monthly timetable is adhered to and no deadlines are missed.
  • Ensure all financial elements have appropriate backup.
  • Ensure accounting treatment is in line with accounting policies.
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Assist with reconciliation of the trial balance, looking for inaccurate postings and anomalies. Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliation file is completed monthly.
  • Ownership of general ledger coding structure and work with team to ensure coding is accurate.
  • Preparing reports for senior management
  • Continually work on improving the accuracy of month end accounts.
  • Ensure meaningful, accurate and timely reporting of performance against targets. Production of all month end packs, including FSGs, associated commentaries and KPIs.Review monthly business performance, present trend and benchmarking analysis of key P&L, cash flow and balance sheet lines and identify the key drivers in order to explain business performance.Provide timely, accurate and meaningful management information on an ad hoc basis.Continually look to assess and improve existing systems and procedures to ensure the timely delivery of quality management information.Reporting on the business working capital position, including cash flow management and forecasting and balance sheet analysis.Profit improvement plan ownership. Lead the production of statutory financial statements including preparation of schedules for audit and tax computations as required.Producing the annual budget and quarterly forecast reporting which will underpin the delivery of the Companies Strategic Plan.Responsible for the accuracy of the financial records and ensuring that the system of internal controls is adequate and adhered to consistently.Build strong relationships with finance shared service, group finance & operational staff.Support UK Finance Manager as required.


  • Strong analytical skills with a commitment to attention to detail, output quality and timeliness.
  • Part qualified or finalist CIMA/ACCA / ACA or equivalent.
  • Excellent system skills including MS Office. Sage experience ideal but not essential
  • Current driving licence
  • Strong Interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Ability to communicate financial information to financial and non financial employees.
  • Experience of developing and implementing new systems and procedures.
  • Must be a team player with enthusiasm and a can do attitude that will look to drive change where necessary
  • Positive and proactive, helping to form a team culture within the finance department.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Ideally will have exposure to multi-currency and statutory returns.
  • Confidential and discrete in all aspects of work and information handled in the course of their duties.
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
  • Reliable and accountable for their actions.

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