Management Account


  • Salary: £28000 Per Annum
  • Location: Chester, North West, Cheshire
  • Contract: Permanent

Our client, a well established SME local market leader in their industry with 30 employees, is currently looking for a Management Account to support their business’ continuous growth. The Management Accountant will benefit from 30 days annual leave, healthcare cash plan, employee benefits scheme, Childcare Voucher scheme and free car parking. The client may also consider flexible working options for the right candidate.

To be considered for the Management Accountant opportunity you must have experience of accounting within a service business rather, than an accountancy practice and ideally being ACA, ACCA, or CIMA part qualified as a minimum. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Management Accountant must possess excellent communication skills, strong analytical ability, be able to work to fixed weekly deadlines and be willing to work as part of a busy operations team.

Key Responsibilities:
The Management Accountant will have a very broad range of duties/responsibilities and will be solely responsible for the smooth running of the internal accounting function for the whole business. The Management Accountant will be responsible for the accurate preparation of monthly accounts, invoicing, first line credit control & bank reconciliations, VAT, PAYE and intermediary returns, and assisting our external Accountants when required to do so. This business critical role is very busy, challenging, diverse and requires the ability to multi-task.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Weekly invoicing
  • Weekly payroll reconciliation
  • First line basic credit control
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cashflow monitoring
  • Supplier payments
  • Assist in the production of annual budgets and forecasting
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, creating and posting journals, pre-payments and accruals
  • Analysing and assessing future financial and business performance

Essential Skills:

  • ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Advanced MS Excel/strong IT skills
  • Experience of working within an SME, ideally from the service sector
  • Experience of Sage Accounts
  • Personable and capable of working within a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective multi-tasking

Keywords: Accountant, Management Accountant, finance, ACA, ACCA, CIMA

Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies

We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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