Management Accountant - Part Qualified Serco Leisure

14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant – Part Qualified | Serco Leisure

Location: Leicester, LE19 1RJ

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per annum

Hours: 37, Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 17:00 and Friday 09:00 – 16:30

You can work in finance anywhere. But how about working in finance at a company that promotes healthy lifestyles for all; a company that runs gyms, swimming pools, obstacle course races and other life affirming stuff.

Serco Leisure is looking for a part qualified Management Accountant for our friendly Leicester finance team. There’s free parking, free tea and coffee, occasional biscuits, but more than that, there’s the knowledge that your work feeds directly into making the nation a happier, healthier one.

Want to be part of that? Apply now!

Overview of the role

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for providing timely and accurate financial and management information across a portfolio of contracts for the Leisure Senior Team, assisting where necessary to enable them to make well informed business decisions.

You will be responsible for the production of monthly accounts and able to compile value adding narrative and variance analysis to support management understanding and help drive improvement.

In addition, you will be responsible for delivery of completed and reviewed reconciliation files each period covering all balance sheet accounts along with preparation of contract VAT returns and liaising with external auditors.

About You

You will be able to demonstrate previous commercial accounting experience within the leisure industry or a similar environment.

You will be able to communicate at all levels, be a team player and have the ability to work on your own initiative under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

You will be at least an intermediate user in Microsoft Excel and comfortable with accounting packages and processes.

Qualification Level
  • You will be studying CIMA/ACCA or equivalent.
  • A levels or degree as necessary to enable study for accounting qualification.

About Us

Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

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