Management Accountant

Job Description

To support the Senior Management Accountant with the preparation of timely and accurate management accounts, provide appropriate financial information and liaise with non-financial colleagues to ensure good processes and controls and quality management information.


  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of accurate and timely management accounts
  • Facilitate and prepare relevant sections for other management and board reports
  • Manage general ledger accounts, accruals, prepayments and others
  • Variance reporting and various cost analyses
  • Prepare and interpret KPIs for internal team reporting
  • Job profitability reporting, including processing job adjustments and analysing project costs e.g. reviewing freight or subcontractor costs
  • Challenge commerciality and accuracy of job financial details and liaise accordingly with operational colleagues
  • Closed job profitability reporting and analysis
  • Ensure accurate reporting for jobs in ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics NAV)
  • Assist with stock management in financial system including inventory valuation
  • Assist with internal audit reviews of financial processes and make recommendations for improvements
  • Assist with preparation of annual zero-based budgets
  • Year end audit preparation including liaison with tax and audit
  • Mentor junior colleagues where identified
  • Be proactive to recommend process improvements to ensure robust financial reporting
  • Other ad hoc reporting
  • Provide holiday or sickness cover for absent finance team members where necessary

The successful candidate:

  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years PQE in similar roles (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Highly analytical
  • Ability to interpret financial information
  • Effective communicator with both financial and non-financial colleagues
  • Management skills
  • Confidence to challenge others, solve problems and make decisions
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or similar ERP desired but not essential
  • Experience of working in manufacturing desired but not essential
  • Willingness to travel within UK (1-2 trips per month)

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 10 days, your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, please do continue to apply for jobs advertised by Walker Dendle.

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