Management Accountant

SF Recruitment
Leicestershire, UK
14 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant
£30,000 - £35,000

The Finance and Accounting Division of SF Group is recruiting for a Management Accountant to join a business in the public sector. This is an opportunity to work freely within a great team environment to push the boundaries of your skills. This opportunity is to join a finance team of 15 - 20 people over different positions.

In this role you will manage and control P&L for each site. Focus on driving improved performance through partnering with key stakeholders. You will be supporting the production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts. Reviewing and challenging analysis to identify risks and opportunities in current processes.

The Management Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Prepare and publish timely, reliable and insightful monthly management reporting of in-month and YTD results versus budget, prior year and latest forecast, for Senior Leadership Team, cost centre budget holders and Principals.
  • Drive a system-lead, standardized approach to production of management reporting.
  • Investigate any unusual trends in management reports, explain trends, and highlight any accounting errors to FC.
  • Prepare standard budget models for use across all Trust academies and also Head Office / Shared Services
  • Ensure actual and forecast data required for management reporting is appropriately recorded and maintained in appropriate financial systems.
  • Assist with preparation of budget presentation packs, including standard template packs for use by academies.
  • Prepare reports as required to support requests from FC or Finance Managers, challenging to drive a standard approach across academies.
  • Prepare audit information requests as required, on time, to a high quality.
  • Other duties as appropriate, for example assisting the FC with follow-up of internal audit actions.

The Management Accountant will:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, ability to communicate concisely and effectively
  • Works on own initiative, as well as in consultation and negotiation with stakeholders as required
  • Highly organised with good planning skills and the ability to deliver to agreed target dates
  • Desire and ability to challenge the status quo and deliver change
  • Suitability for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Promotor of equal opportunities
  • Highly numerate, analytical and strong attention to detail
  • High personal integrity and able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

What is in it for the candidate?

  • Competitive salary
  • Study support
  • Pension
  • Great working environment
  • Good leadership
  • Progression opportunities

To be considered for this role please either hit the 'Apply' button on this site or email your CV directly to I can also be contacted directly on .
SF Group specialise in Finance and Accounting, so if this particular role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job! -

You must be eligible to live and work within the UK.

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