Management Accountant

London (Greater)
£32,000 pro-rata
12 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

An experienced, part-qualified management accountant is required to join a young exciting company during a period of rapid growth. UniQuest is committed to delivering excellent internal and external client service and requires an individual to become part of the central team to be the main provider of financial information to the senior management group.

This is a perfect opportunity to gain great experience through varied work. This role will report into the MD with technical guidance/personal development provided by the part-time CFO (not office based).

Skills required:

  • Management accounts experience
  • Good spreadsheet and modelling skills; computer systems/financial systems skills or experience
  • Attention to detail; ability to spot inaccuracies and issues; well organised and committed to assist the team and meet deadlines
  • Good communicator


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of financial reports for senior management meetings and executive board meetings
  • Assisting the senior management team with financial analysis for their units including:
  • monthly spend analysis against budget and forecast
  • allocation of employee time to clients
  • Client cost accounting and client profitability analysis
  • Development spend analysis and ROI
  • Marketing financial analysis and ROI
  • Preparation of commission calculations for monthly payroll, budget and forecast
  • Preparation of bonus calculations
  • Assisting with financial models for revenue projections
  • Assisting the MD and CFO with preparation of annual budgets and regular forecasts
  • Assisting the MD and CFO with 3 and 5-year financial plans
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Assisting the CFO with YE accounts schedules preparation
  • Assisting the external accountants with preparation of year end accounts, corporation tax returns and VAT returns
  • Providing ad hoc financial analysis to the MD and CFO

Daily financial management tasks to include:

  • Monitoring cash and producing short term cash flow reports
  • Processing of purchase invoices and expenses
  • Checking or signed submitted expenses
  • Dealing with purchase ledger and sales ledger queries
  • Preparing bank payments for approval
  • Raising of sales invoices
  • Credit control
  • Assisting sales in obtaining PO and producing client invoicing schedules

[In addition, this role will provide holiday and absence cover for the HR admin/office manager.]