Management Accountant

  • Finance
  • Manchester, United Kingdom

Management Accountant

Job description

Location – Arbeta, Manchester (Office/WFH split)

Reporting to – Financial Controller (FC)

Opportunity to join a world leading software technology business, based in Manchester. With a global customer and employee base, this opportunity offers exposure to international finance.

Working closely with the CFO and FC, you will be responsible for the end to end production of the management accounts, gaining insights into the Financial and Business processes to help drive successful financial based business decisions.

Job requirements


•Preparing monthly Management Accounts, including P&L accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
•Management of the accounting package – currently Sage 50, including all journal entries, invoice processing and expenses.
•Full management of cash process, posting entries, reviewing payments in multiple currencies.
•Reviewing junior staff members work and mentoring junior staff.
•Monthly Commission Calculations
•Reviewing quarterly UK VAT returns
•Balance sheet reconciliation – completing and reviewing reconciliations monthly.
•Assisting in the preparation of monthly forecasts and annual budgets
•Overview of Credit Control
•Presentation and interpretation of monthly management accounts to CFO and FC with observation and commentary.
•Preparing weekly investor reporting
•Stakeholder Management – Accountants, Lawyers, Banks
•Assisting the FC with all aspects of US accounting, filing, reporting, tax
•Assisting FC with the annual statutory audit – key point of contact for the audit team and preparation of audit workings papers.

What do we need from you?

•Minimum of 3 years management accounts experience
•Working towards final stage accounting qualification or similar (CIMA, ACCA, ACA).
•Strong academics
•Strong Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and reporting skills
•Flexible and adaptable to achieve needs of the business
•Motivated to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment
•Excellent communication skills - able to communicate financial information in a way that non-financial people can understand it
•Interest in the world of Software / PE / VC preferred

What do we offer in return?:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Hybrid, flexible working model
  • Bonus scheme
  • Share options
  • Pension plan
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Health cash plan
  • Annual pay review
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free breakfast every day when in the office
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free office fitness and mindfulness classes
  • Monthly well-being sessions
  • 24/7 mental health support and company paid counselling