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Management Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
Northampton, UK
Closing date
16 Jan 2021

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Job Details

A Permanent, Senior Management Accountant role based in Northampton

A brilliant opportunity to join a market-leading and highly respected business

Client Details

My client is a well-established and market leading organisation with a strong brand within the legal industry sector


The main duties for the Management accountant role are as follows:
  • Assistance with preparation of information required for annual Budget packs and year end statutory accounts, including preparation of Dormant accounts
  • Working with the Assistant to the Finance Director and Finance Director with any ad hoc duties and projects, including VAT support, accounts software update and a review of the Credit Control system
  • Analysing and investigating trends and anomalies on accounts, client ledgers, and within the accounting system
  • Supporting the Finance Director and Assistant to the Finance Director in completing:
    • Monthly and year end Payroll processes including completion of P11d's
    • Assisting with month end management accounts tasks and preparation of elements of the finance pack
    • Assisting with financial accounting duties including management of the fixed asset register, posting of journals, accruals and prepayments.
    • Overall management of the purchase ledger function including monitoring the aged payables report
  • Supporting the Legal Cashiers within the accounts team during busy periods, and as and when required
  • Adhere to Solicitors Accounts Rules and all relevant regulations


The successful candidate for the Management Accountant position will ideally possess the following skill sets:
  • A part qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or QBE with a number of years of relevant working experience
  • You must have extensive Payroll knowledge with an accomplished background in the completion of management accounts
  • It is essential you will also be able to demonstrate strong Excel abilities
  • You will be detail orientated, with an analytical eye and mind-set so that you can investigate issues and anomalies effectively
  • You must value keeping information confidential
  • Be self-motivated, have a "can do" proactive attitude, and be a team player
  • You must have a proven track record of working to a high standard with minimal supervision with the ability to work to deadlines, prioritise workload and deliver accurate information first time
  • An excellent communicator, you will ideally have previously worked in the legal sector

Job Offer
  • A permanent role with a stable and secure organisation in Northampton
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