Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12055
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Rutland
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance, Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12055 – Management Accountant Job Spec

Location: East Leicestershire


Our client – a successful, growing accountancy practice based in East Leicestershire – is seeking an experienced Management Accountant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

You would be using the latest cloud-based applications to provide a broad range of accounting and business support services – mainly to early-stage technology businesses – many of whom are based in Cambridge or London, with a growing number overseas.

The practice supports their clients with all aspects of financial management & reporting, providing a number of advisory services incl. support for funding rounds, assistance with claiming Government support for research & development activities.

This is a management accounting role, working collaboratively to produce monthly and quarterly management accounts, cashflow forecasts and other financial reports.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with the bookkeeping team to monitor progress with monthly tasks,
  • Managing timetable for production of client monthly management accounts,
  • Entering month-end journals for prepayments, accruals, work in progress & deferred income,
  • Reviewing profit & loss accounts, investigate variances to budgets and/or expected figures based on past months,
  • Reviewing balance sheets, liaise with bookkeeping team to ensure control accounts are correctly reconciled,
  • Running monthly management reports, incl. P&L account, balance sheet, cashflow statement & other required schedules, i.e. CAPEX, headcount, recurring revenue,
  • Producing monthly cost centre reports for certain clients,
  • Producing consolidated group accounts for clients with overseas subsidiaries,
  • Updating forecast models with month-end actual data. Over time, additional responsibility can be taken on for producing cashflow forecasts using cloud-based forecasting applications,
  • Assisting with annual budgeting for clients, load budgets into management reporting application,
  • Producing reports to support claims for government grant funding for research & development work.


The Right Person

  • ACA / CIMA / ACCA-qualified,  
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to clients & colleagues at all levels,  
  • Excellent planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise a diverse workload,
  • A collaborative worker, supporting team members, not afraid to ask questions,
  • Proactive with an eagerness to learn & develop professional,
  • Strong IT skills (knowledge of Xero & Spotlight Reporting would be an advantage).



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays (increasing 1-day per year up to 25+STAT)
  • Employee Workplace Pension (3% ERs / 5% EEs)
  • Benefits incl. Gym Membership, Medicash Plan, Long Service Award, Free On-Site 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: 12055) on 0116 254 9404.