Management Accountant

KCR Solutions
Durham, County Durham
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have been given the opportunity to assist our client in their search for a Management Accountant. The position is based in County Durham.

Role Purpose:

To produce timely, accurate Monthly and Quarterly Management Accounts for submission to the Finance Manager.

Ensure that costs are posted correctly within the Management Accounts and are consistent with previous postings and allocations.

Provide detailed Cost Analysis Reports over Purchasing, Direct Costs and Overheads.

Manage and Supervise finance staff to enable timely submission of Management Accounts and additional required reporting.

Key Tasks/Accountabilities:

-Produce Monthly / Quarterly Management Accounts Pack.

-Review and Analyse all postings made to the Accounts.

-Continually adapt and improve management reports as agreed with the Finance Manager.

-Supervise the Accounts Assistant and Purchase Ledger Person in order to produce the information required for the Management Accounts.

-Perform key balance sheet reconciliation tasks


Accounting experience, preparing management accounts from trial balance and analysis of cost codes is essential
Able to communicate, supervise and manage staff within the department
Strong Spreadsheet skills with Microsoft Excel is required.
Self-motivation, drive and ability to manage own workload to achieve required targets/deadlines.
Ability to develop and improve reports in line with requirements from Finance Manager but also to identify and improve reports which do not match their own presentation/numerical reporting standards.


For this Management Accountant role high levels of numeracy and literacy are essential.

Must be qualified up to the following standards:

AAT Level 4 or equivalent

And qualified or part-qualified:


Requires no less than 5 years actual experience at the Management Accountant role or an Accounting position which this person has extensive experience of producing Management Accounts and Cost Reports.


  • A Meticulous and Methodical approach essential
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team-working skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Honesty
  • Respect for confidential information
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to analyse information and deliver recommendations