Management Accountant in Watford.

Job Reference: JOHN
Location: Watford
Salary: ££35k - 40k per year
Specialism: Office Based Mid level
Job Hours: FullTime
Job Type: Permanent

Management Accountant Job Description:

                                                                                    MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

Our client provides simple, employee-focused solutions designed to boost employee engagement across a variety of sectors in the UK.

As one of the fastest growing companies in the UK, they have grown significantly over the past 3 years and are in the midst of a significant expansion. The development of the Finance function and this latest hire of a credit controller / accounts receivable is a key part in supporting that growth.

They offer an enjoyable working environment and an opportunity to work with a genuinely friendly, highly professional and hard-working team of people. They welcome applications from like-minded people.

About You

  • You will have full day to day ownership of the Management Accounts.
  • You will have the opportunity to play a key role in developing a robust and scalable finance platform - both systems and processes - to support and enable our continued growth.
  • For the right candidate this role offers a rare combination of being able to play a lead role in the organisation's core financial operations together with the opportunity to be involved heavily in Finance Transformation for one of the UK's fastest growing companies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Consolidated bookkeeping for all entities including SPVs
  • Reconciliation of accounts (ledger Vs support Vs bank)
  • Monthly Management accounting
  • Consolidated cash flow reporting and control
  • Quarterly VAT return
  • Annual Published Financial Statements
  • Tax Return (not essential)
  • Production and analysis of management information pack for Executive Committee and Board

Additional Opportunities

  • Assisting in the development of finance processes. We have recently implemented SAGE-50 as well as core processes to deliver the day to day deliverables above. The right candidate has the opportunity to become involved in developing these and making a real contribution to the way the department is run.
  • Help establish and maintain robust controls, accounting policies and best practice within the finance team.

Core Competencies

The company seeks a Management Accountant who demonstrates the following:

  • ACCA, CIMA or ACCA: Newly qualified with a minimum 5 years’ related (accounting and finance function) experience.
  • Minimum 3 years in a management accounting function
  • Strong technical accountant
  • Excellent Excel skills and proficient in the general use of MS Office
  • Value systems and have a demonstrable track record of enhancing processes and continuous process improvement.
  • Ability to liaise confidently with a variety of clients
  • Proactive, a hard worker and thrive in a growing, changing environment.
  • Organised, structured approach to tasks yet able to juggle multiple deliverables
  • Ability to think originally and creatively
  • Excellent communication and people skills


  • Experience in Sage 50 Accounting

On Offer

In addition to a competitive salary, the successful candidate for this position will be rewarded with a range of benefits including:

  • 30 days holiday a year (inclusive of bank holidays), with an additional day’s leave for each year of service capped at a max of 33 days per annum.
  • Pension scheme
  • Free lunch paid for by the company. £5 per person per working day.
  • Company Summer and Christmas events
  • Discounts across a range of items, i.e. cinema, eating out, shopping, days out, gym memberships, travel.
  • Free access to an online GP and prescription service

Apply Now

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