Management Accountant

Michael Page
£30000 - £35000 per annum
14 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
May Travis
Contract type
Part time

Great opportunity for a driven, strategic Newly Qualified Accountant with a passion for sports apparel brands and an interest in developing their skills within the FMCG sector.

Client Details

Our client is an acquisitive and ambitious business with a family feel and a passion for their brand. They operate within the UK and the EU and are continuously looking to grow and develop.


  • Management of the accounting system (accounts payable and receivable and general ledger), with appropriate supervision and guidance to the finance team.
  • Preparation of business plans and forecasts.
  • Daily monitoring of bank accounts and cash-flow management.
  • Monthly review of the profit and loss accounts and periodic reconciliation of the balance sheet.
  • Processing month end close and assisting the Head of Finance with the preparation of the monthly accounts, reports and departmental reviews.
  • Verifying and reconciling contracts, orders, commissions and royalties.
  • Processing year end close and assisting the Head of Finance with the preparation of the year end accounts.
  • Completing VAT returns.
  • Completing statutory returns for Companies House, HMRC etc.
  • Regular and ad-hoc reporting including business cases / due diligence for growth opportunities and acquisitions.
  • Working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions.
  • Developing new information and reporting processes as the business expands.
  • Supervising and supporting members of the finance team.


Candidate Competencies:

  • Be able to demonstrate well-developed planning, processing & organising abilities, a high level of attention to detail and the capacity to work to demanding deadlines
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the confidence to present in meetings and develop credibility with the management team.
  • Be able to supervisor, support and work in a small, close-knit team.
  • Have good judgement, excellent commercial awareness and a focus on customer service
  • Be highly analytical, pro-active and commercial.
  • Be able to demonstrate continuous improvement of the finance function and reporting as the business continues its growth plans.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Newly qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Excellent Modelling and Mircrosoft Excel skills to intermediate/advanced level (vlookup, data sorting, if functions and pivot tables) - desirable
  • Relevant and hands on finance experience within a small, medium sized or comparable organisation.

Job Offer

Competitive basic and company benefits (including brand discounts)

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