Management Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
Chertsey, UK
16 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
To support the delivery of the company's financial targets through the co-ordination and distribution of accurate and timely management accounts. Managing a team of 3; Assistant Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Finance Assistant.

Client Details

A commercially focused, global business, based in offices in the Chertsey area with free parking provided and access via public transport.


The Management Accountant role involves;

Month End
  • Preparation of local monthly management accounts by business unit
  • Manage the month end upload into HFM
  • Control of overhead costs through close liaison with business unit managers
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting and data to the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Working with the Operations team to effectively manage and interrogate the P&L
  • Manage the submission of GOP Reporting in line with Group guidance
  • Provide support for the Events team to enable them to monitor revenue from events and profitability, including selecting appropriate tools and/or building reports.
  • Perform Hyperion ("HFM") uploads for HR and Profit Protection in line with our reporting timetable.
  • Support the AFC in preparing for the internal and external audits

  • Weekly reconciliations of all revenue sources reported to Group
  • Manage the company's VAT calculations and return, ensuring all required paperwork is logged
  • Production of the weekly cash flow forecasts
  • Responsible for monthly Intrastat & imports reporting to Group
  • Control of all business expenses (personal expense claims and company credit card)
  • Ensure the bank rec is completed weekly and reviewed with all transactions understood
  • Control of accruals and prepayments to guarantee accurate costs within the accounts
  • Main liaison with the central AP team, ensuring timely approval of invoices

Accounts Receivable
  • Oversee all invoices raised
  • Responsible for all debt collection and ensuring overdue invoices are reduced to a minimum
  • Liaise with Third Parties to maintain strong relationships
  • Be point of contact for the central trade team and understand all changes in trade terms are fully understood

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and accurate to a number of different group functions to explain payment issues and cashflow/balance sheet variances
  • This role enables the job holder to use their initiative to identify issues, analyse reports and interpret findings.

Decision Making & Autonomy
  • Provide management account information in a timely and accurate manner with recommendations to enable Senior Management to make decisions for both short and long term business strategy goals.
  • A level of proactivity is required to identify and communicate issues on the job holders own initiative.


The ideal candidate for the Management Accountant role will be;
  • Part-Qualified / Finalist accountant (CIMA / ACCA)
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel analytical skills.
  • Detailed understanding of HFM, Sage and a variety of other Finance and IT systems.
  • Understanding of key business levers and has the ability to apply this understanding to an ever-changing business environment.
  • Excellent time management skills, adaptable to differing work schedules and priorities.
  • Handle and prioritise large quantities of data to turn into actions
  • Management of 3 Finance team members (previous managerial experience is highly desirable)

Job Offer

The Management Accountant role can pay between £35-42,000 + study support, and excellent benefits!!

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