Management Accountant FTC

  • Job Reference: 11836
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £32,000 to £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + £4k Completion Bonus, Part-Remote Working
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: Min. 12 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11836 – Management Accountant FTC Job Spec

Location: Leicester City Centre


Our Client – a renowned and well-respected brand based in Leicester – is seeking an experienced Management Accountant to support in the production of accurate financial / management information on a timely basis, for a full-time fixed-term-contract (12-months maternity cover).

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate & timely reporting to key stakeholders. This accounting will be to assist the business as a whole and provide greater clarity of the business unit to the Financial Reporting Manager and the Finance team:

  • Monthly & annual financial reporting, incl. preparation of monthly management accounts and related reporting as required,
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date balance sheet reconciliation,
  • Monthly business meetings with the Department Heads / Managers and the Financial Reporting Manager,
  • Manage & audit the retail management with regular stock takes, monthly stock & gross profit margin reporting,
  • Assist the Financial Reporting Manager with preparation of budgets & forecasts in line with allocated department requirements,
  • Production of quarterly VAT return, processing of monthly VAT payments on account,
  • Production of monthly / annual reporting incl. statutory accounts & audit,
  • Assisting with the annual audit process, where appropriate,
  • Processing BACS and CHAPS payments through internet banking,
  • Production of ad-hoc reporting as directed by senior management,
  • Provide support and cover for other colleagues incl. day-to-day assistance to PL / SL,
  • Any other related adhoc duties, where required.

The Right Person

  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA or equivalent, or qualified by experience,
  • Previous experience within a management accounting role for a large organisation,
  • Able to communicate to the highest level, listens, interprets & conveys information in a clear and accurate manner, provides timely delivery of information and selects the most appropriate method of communication,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a large organisation,
  • Excellent accuracy, planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills,
  • A commitment to continuing professional development,
  • Internal / external audit experience is preferable, together with retail accounting or PDQ payments / reconciliation,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel. Experience using MS Access / Dimensions would be advantageous.


  • Appointment Type: Fixed Term Contract (Min. 12-months Maternity Cover)
  • Salary: £32,000 – £36,000 + £4k Completion Bonus (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Mixture of remote working and in-office,
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Discounts, Parking

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11836) on 0116 254 9404.