Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12134
  • Date Posted: 22 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Markfield, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12134 – Management Accountant Job Spec

Location: Leicestershire

Summary of the Role

Working EXCLUSIVELY with our client – an engineering firm based in Leicestershire – we are seeking an experienced Management Accountant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. In this hands-on role, you will be responsible for producing accurate & timely financial information (incl. monthly management accounts, forecasts & reconciliations) and providing key support to the Commercial Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Producing monthly re-forecasts & annual budgets of the prescribed businesses,
  • Month-end balance sheet reconciliations,
  • Prepare & report on key variances in the monthly accounts, forecasts & budgets, comparing to latest forecast, budget & prior years when preparing the reports for key stakeholders,
  • Produce KPIs for the businesses,
  • Build relationships with MD / department heads to ensure a solid understanding of the businesses,
  • Uploading actuals & budgets into the relevant ledgers in Sage 50,
  • Communicating with customers making sure payment dates are met,
  • Improving systems surrounding all aspects of the month-end process, budgets & forecasts,
  • To work as a team to ensure timetable is met and the regular reports are distributed to relevant management,
  • Reconciling the companies finance banking account,
  • Managing the outsource of 3rd party bookkeeper team, who will support you with delivery of sales ledger information,
  • Complete the monthly payroll (circa 20 employees),
  • Complete HMRC returns for CIS Scheme,
  • Monthly VAT return.


The Right Person

  • Part OR fully-qualified ACCA, CIMA, AAT OR qualified by experience,
  • Management accounting experience in industry within a busy accounts dept, incl. producing month-end management accounts,
  • Experienced with journals, forecasting, reconciliations & budgeting
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • 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. Sage 50 & advanced MS Excel.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 22 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Private Medical (+ subsidised healthcare for family)
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12134) on 0116 254 9404.