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Management Accountant

  • Location: Berkshire, Reading
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: MANA231
  • Recruiter: Lucy Dickinson
This vacancy has now expired.

I am happy to be working with a market leading SME, to assist in finding a Management Accountant, as a result of continued growth. The organisation is currently based in Slough, Berkshire, but will be relocating to Green Park, Reading within the next 6 months. The company has ambitious 100% year on year growth plans, making this a very exciting time to join. This role will sit in a finance team of 5, reporting into the Financial Controller.

The Duties:


  • Producing first draft of monthly reporting pack to include, headlines, monthly P&L, P&L actual versus budget, balance sheet, aged debt analysis, historical cashflow analysis, cashflow forecast, client specific analysis, and month end checklist.
  • Providing commentary and variance analysis.
  • Critically reviewing the P&L and balance sheet reports to ensure there are no errors or omissions.
  • Assisting with budgets and forecasts.

Management of general ledger

  • Calculating and posting month end journals.
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliation file against trial balance.
  • Ensure all prepayments and accruals accurately reflect our business
  • Agreeing intercompany balances.
  • Updating exchange rates and revaluing accounts where required.
  • Working towards monthly management timetable and producing first draft account by WD5


  • Preparing and electronic filing of the VAT return.
  • EC sales returns.
  • Responding to HMRC queries.

Fixed Asset

  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register
  • Calculating the monthly depreciation charge and ensure posting to the ledger is correct.


  • Monthly preparation of the payroll, including Auto-enrolment
  • Monthly payments to HMRC
  • Experience of handling payroll for 100 employees
  • Reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Posting monthly journal to General Ledger
  • Completing annual P11D's and P60


  • Oversee the management of the ERP system (Greentree), to include managing users and ensuring the integrity of the system is maintained.
  • Monitoring monthly sales against budget
  • Completing annual P11ds.
  • Preparing audit schedules and assisting auditors during fieldwork
  • Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed.
  • ONS report on monthly basis
  • Assisting Financial Controller with projects and ad-hoc tasks.

The Candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA/Equivalent
  • Proven experience of Management Accounts, both preparation and reporting
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Intermediate Excel and MS Office skills
  • Highly numerate with attention to detail
  • Well-organised and reliable
  • Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated team player, with the ability to work autonomously
  • Experience working within a SME business

The Package:

  • Great Salary - Up to £45,000
  • About to move to purpose designed premises to support growth.
  • Small enough to be able to make a difference.
  • Supportive, collaborative culture.
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension
  • Access to Share Incentive Plan

If you meet the criteria, and this role is one that you would like to hear more about please apply. Alternatively, if you would like a little more information before application please get in touch.

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