Management Accountant

Didcot Permanent £40,000 - £50,000 per year
  • Impressive international business offering career development opportunities
  • Hybrid working on offer along with study support for ACCA/CIMA

About Our Client

Our client is a hugely impressive growing organisation where sustainability is paramount. They have a small yet growing finance team based near to Didcot.

Job Description

The Management Accountant will be reporting directly to the Head of Finance. This role will be key in supporting the development of new and existing finance processes to meet the growing needs of the company. This position will have exposure to all areas of finance, including year end statutory work, project forecasting and system implementation.

The ideal candidate will be quick to pick up new processes and show initiative. This role will be varied and challenging, providing an amazing opportunity for a part qualified finance professional.


Finance Operations Development:

  • Working with the wider finance team to help implement improvements to financial systems and processes including those which impact on the wider business
  • Take ownership of critical month end tasks such as revenue recognition and project cost allocation.
  • Work with the wider finance team to develop financial systems, including involvement in the Company wide ERP system implementation
  • Supporting the finance team with month end management reporting to holding company
  • Supporting the finance team with managing the cashflow in relation to project income and costs

Project Forecasting, Accounting and Reporting:

  • Work with the Head of Finance to maintain the project forecasting process
  • Support Project Managers to prepare data and analysis for monthly financial project status reports including;
  • Project actual spend vs budget
  • Forecast spend to year end and over project lifetime
  • Variance analysis against budget and previous forecast
  • Support Project Managers with preparing resource analysis to better understand effort spent and identifying potential areas of risk to the project
  • Support on Project audits

Other activities:

  • Supporting finance team with year end accounts and audit process. This will include liaising with auditors for certain areas such as revenue recognition
  • Assistance with conversion of reported UK GAAP figures to IFRS for group consolidated reporting as required
  • Liaise with external accountant to provide information for the annual Corporation Tax return and R&D claims
  • Other ad hoc reporting requirements requested by parent company

The Successful Applicant

The successful Management Accountant will have:

  • Part qualified accounting qualification - CIMA, ACCA or ACA, hoping to qualify in the near future
  • Previous experience with management accounting in industry
  • Experience building or maintaining Excel models
  • Confident in using Excel to manipulate and analyse data
  • Embraces change and comfortable to challenge stakeholders in a productive and collaborative way
  • Confident communicator
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Experience with general ledger functions and journal creation and entry
  • Involvement in the budgeting/forecasting proces

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Opportunity to work with a highly talented, diverse & dynamic international team with cutting edge technology
  • Flexible working around core hours in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Hybrid working available
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare (taxable benefit)
  • New state of the art office and cleanroom facility
  • Regular social events
Laura Riley
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+44 186 520 8786

Job summary

Job function
Management Accountant
Technology & Telecoms
Contract type
Consultant name
Laura Riley
Consultant phone
+44 186 520 8786
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