Interim Management Accountant - 6 months

Michael Page Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Michael Page Finance are partnering with a Trowbridge based not for profit organisation to recruit an Interim Management Accountant in to their finance team.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting non-finance budget holders with budgeting and forecasting and some project accounting.

Client Details

Our client is a not for profit organisation based in Trowbridge, looking to appoint an Interim Management Accountant in to the team.

The clients offices are based in an accessible location in Trowbridge, which is commutable from Chippenham, Bath, Westbury, Bradford-on-Avon, Swindon, Marlborough, Devizes, Melksham, Frome, Warminster and Shepton Mallet.


  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts within specified timescales by collating and preparing data for presentation to the Heads of Service and Board members.
  • Responsible for any elements of accounting records as allocated at the time by the line manager.
  • Data mining as required from one or more systems to analyse, review and report on relevant transactional records.
  • Ensure that adequate financial controls are in place and that all control account reconciliations are carried out in a timely manner with discrepancies being investigated and resolved.
  • Maintenance of the accounting records and procedures in respect of financial systems and procedures ensuring all systems are accurate and up to date.
  • Work with the line manager in preparing elements of the statutory and annual accounts and assist external auditors with any queries they may have in respect of them.
  • Assist internal auditors with any queries that arise during any internal audit review.
  • Preparation and submission of the VAT return.
  • Work with the finance team to prepare the annual budget for all areas of the organisation by preparing schedules, collating data and drawing budgets together, facilitating budget planning meetings with senior management and liaising with budget holders as necessary.
  • Work with the finance manager to review data to set and agree relevant key performance indicators with budget holders.
  • As required make appropriate recommendations and advise of the financial impact on the organisation of alternative courses of action.
  • Jointly with the finance team, establish and maintain profit centre accounts and costing models for the organisations activities


The ideal candidate for the Interim Management Accountant post will:

- Be a qualified accountant (Essential) - ACCA, CIMA, ACA etc.

- Demonstrable experience in Management Accounting.

- Experience within process improvement.

- Happy managing relationships with non-finance budget holders.

Job Offer

By joining the organisation as an Interim Management Accountant, you'll receive the following:

- Basic salary of £37,000

- Holiday and pension scheme.