Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12312
  • Date Posted: 26 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Hybrid Working + 25+STAT Holidays
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: up to 6-month FTC
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12312 – Management Accountant (FTC) Job Spec

Location: Leicester

Summary of the Role

Our client – a highly successful household name based in Leicestershire – is seeking an experienced management accountant to join their team for a full-time fixed-term-contract (3-6-months maternity cover). The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate and timely reporting to senior group management & meeting external reporting requirements. Key duties include:

  • Monthly & annual reporting incl. preparation of monthly management accounts & ad-hoc reporting,
  • Business partnering management, assisting with budget preparation, cashflow forecasting & providing variance analysis,
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date balance sheet reconciliation incl. intercompany account,
  • Processing & accounting for payroll,
  • Manage year-end reporting, consolidation & audit,
  • Production of group quarterly VAT returns & processing of monthly VAT payments on account,
  • Processing BACS & CHAPS payments through internet banking for multiple organisations in the group,
  • Production of ad-hoc reporting & analysis as directed by senior Finance Management,
  • Provide support & cover for colleagues, incl. assistance with purchase & sales ledger.


The Right Person

  • Part OR Fully-qualified ACCA / CIMA qualified, or qualified by experience,
  • Previous experience in a management accounts role,
  • Internal / external audit experience, group accounting / consolidation experience preferred,
  • Excellent accuracy & attention to detail,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management & non-finance colleagues,
  • 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 planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. MS Excel to an advanced standard. Access Dimensions preferred.



  • Appointment Type: 3-6-month Fixed-Term-Contract
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid Working Available
  • Discounts
  • Free 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: 12312) on 0116 254 9404.