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Management Accountant

  • Location: Berkshire, Slough
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: RG- 16900497
  • Recruiter: Rory Gallagher
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/Part-Qualified 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.
  • Am sure you can work with that!
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension

Access to Share Incentive PlanIf 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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