Management Accountant, Wellingborough - Accountancy Recruit

Management Accountant, Wellingborough

Wellingborough, East Midlands
Full-Time (permanent)
£40000 - £45000 Per Annum

posted: 25th June 2024

Accountancy Recruit is partnering exclusively with a sports organisation in the recruitment of a Management Accountant to join their established finance team based in Wellingborough. The purpose of this role is to provide management accounts, financial analysis and business support for two of the group’s legal entities, alongside financial governance to support the finance team with balance sheet reconciliations, statutory returns and project support.

You will be required to demonstrate a business partnering approach in liaising with Department Heads/Managers, offering support and guidance, while professionally challenging and making recommendations for change and control in the supported business areas. The quality and nature of outputs from this role will influence and guide management decision making in the relevant business area, through developing and improved business reporting.


Key responsibilities

  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts for Corporate Services (e.g. IT, HR, Overheads), including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow, variance analysis and KPI analysis.
  • Supervise one of the legal entities annual budget and rolling forecasting processes, to support management decision making and reporting.
  • Review and maintain one of the legal entity’s service profitability and margin reporting tools.
  • Support projects, analytical reviews and financial funding requests across the business, as required.
  • Reconciliation of multiple balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation and submission of statutory reporting returns for separate legal entities and the group, including Group VAT return, and Office of National Statistics returns.
  • Dealing with external parties, such as HMRC, External Auditors and customers.
  • Direct support and liaison with the annual external Audit team and process.
  • To provide support to the Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer, as required, including support for cash flow planning and forecasting.
  • General administration: may be required to perform additional tasks as necessitated.

Person Specification

  • Part or fully qualified ACCA/CIMA or Qualified by Experience.
  • Strong technical experience to ensure accounting diligence, accuracy & integrity.
  • MS Office (particularly MS Excel & MS Teams).
  • Ideally an experienced user of finance systems, and in particular MS Dynamics 365 Business Central, and related reporting tools e.g. Power Query, Power BI.
  • Inquisitive and able to see beyond what is currently in place and to spot potential risks and flaws in process and procedures.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work to tight processing cycles for both accounting and payroll processes.


So, if you are currently working as a Management Accountant, Accountant, Senior Accountant, Client Accountant, Assistant Management Accountant, Finance Analyst or similar role and are looking to join a business that will offer career development opportunities then please apply now!


Salary £40-45,000 pa.

Discretionary annual bonus.

Study package if required.

Holidays: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Hours: Monday to Friday – 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Pension: 5% employee, 5% employer.

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