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Accounting Job-Management Accountant

  • £45-55k, depending on experience + benefit + bonus
  • Permanent
  • Greater London, Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 22503

Your New Job Title: Management Accountant 

The Skills You'll Need: Qualified or Qualified by Experience, with UK experience in Management Accounting, Commercial Analysis and Stock Management.

Your New Salary: £45-55k, depending on experience + benefit + bonus

Location: Surrey area

Report to: Finance Manager

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • are fully Qualified or Qualified by experience
  • have UK experience in Management Accounting, Commercial Analysis and Stock Management
  • happy to work in Surrey area 
  • are able to drive to the club, as there is no public transport

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.


To provide financial support to the business, including through analysis, interpretation and presentation, support decision making, development of processes, controls and policy and the day to day operations.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

Management Accounts

  • Produce the Management Accounts pack to timetable, variance analysis and commentary for £20M revenue business
  • Liaise with budget holders and the Finance Team to ensure all inputs for the accounts are received on a timely basis.
  • Compile all month-end journals including accruals/prepayments and upload to finance system
  • Ensure integrity of the pack and continually adapt and improve management reports as agreed with the FC
  • Address any inaccuracies or differences/constructively challenge client departments regarding their source data to ensure accuracy, quality and completeness of all incoming data
  • Management of the Senior Finance Assistant and Finance Analyst
  • Assist the AP team where applicable, ensuring day to day tasks are completed on a timely basis to ensure month end process is efficient
  • Oversee all the fixed asset register and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation of year end accounts and statutory accounts with support from the FC, liaising with auditors as required
  • Bank payments processing/Credit card management and analysis


  • Maintain accounting records for a small charity
  • Involvement in projects to develop/improve systems and processes
  • Providing financial training and support as required, including assisting membership team through the annual membership renewal process
  • Ensure processes and procedures are properly documented
  • Other ad hoc analysis, reporting and duties as prescribed to assist in achieving Finance Department objectives.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Qualified or Qualified by Experience, with UK financial experience with previous responsibility for Management Accounts, commercial analysis and stock management.
  • Excellent IT skills including experience of using reporting tools to extract data from underlying financial systems
  • Intermediate Excel knowledge (including look ups and pivot tables)
  • Proactive, confident, actively seeks and shares knowledge, skills and expertise with colleagues.
  • Ability to use initiative and work pro-actively with strong problem solving skills
  • Highly numerate with strong organizational capability
  • Able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders across the Club.
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Demonstrate great teamwork
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing demands of the business.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to spot and correct errors

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