Management Accountant

Michael Page
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£35000 - £40000 per annum
12 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Anna MacDonald
Contract type
Part time

The Management Accountant is a key role, responsible for leading on day-to-day operations within finance and ensuring that accurate and timely management information is provided to inform quality decision making by Senior Management and the Directors. This is a hands-on role within a dynamic and agile commercial environment.

Client Details

A PE backed, market leading business, based in Harrogate. Due to significant growth, they are looking for a driven, forward thinking and energetic Management Accountant to fully support the business moving forwards.


The Management Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, with analysis and commentary
  • Accurate reporting of revenue, cost of sales, fixed assets as well as the wider balance sheet on a monthly basis
  • Leading on and managing projects to work smarter, automate existing processes etc
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Project profitability reporting
  • HMRC submissions and returns including quarterly VAT returns and benefits in kind reporting
  • Production of annual budgets: both a revenue recognised position and a corresponding sales budget
  • Short and long-term cash flow forecasting
  • Raising new customer invoices and credit notes, processing payments, producing customer statements, chasing payments and posting bank transactions


The successful candidate should:

  • Have recently achieved an accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Commercial awareness and appreciation
  • Self-motivated, with a proactive approach and consistently delivering to deadlines
  • Able to prioritise their workload
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex financial information in simple terms
  • Passionate about their work
  • A working knowledge of and Sage 50 cloud accounting would be advantageous
  • You must have charisma and drive in this business - they look for those different thinkers!

Job Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 (doe) plus benefits

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