Management Accountant

Michael Page
Poole, Dorset
£45000 - £50000 per annum
28 Sep 2022
05 Oct 2022
JN -092022-5771981
Billy Allen
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Reporting to the Finance and Operations Director, this role is responsible for providing full time Management Accountant duties.

Client Details

Our client are one of the most recognisable brands in the world of exploring! They have an immediate opening for a qualified Management Accountant to come in to their Poole office.


The Management Accountant will:

  • Monthly production of management accounts, for distribution to Osprey Europe directors and Osprey Packs;

    • Fixed asset depreciation

    • Accruals

    • Prepayments

    • Month end journals

    • Production of various internal and external reports, using BI and Sage 200

  • Preparation of the financial summary - external written report on financial performance

  • Re-forecasting P&L for remainder of financial year;

    • Re-forecasting gross profit by sales channel

    • Monthly support and communication with budget holders

    • Re-forecasting for expenses which fluctuate with sales volumes

  • Updating departmental budgets;

    • Understanding variances and explaining these to stakeholders as and when required.

    • Reconciling budgets to Sage and ensuring agreement to monthly management accounts

  • Assisting with the preparation of annual budgets;

    • Working closely with the Financial Director

    • Providing budget templates to budget holders

    • Supporting budget holders with forecasting

  • Maintaining chart of accounts

  • Assisting with yearly audits with external auditors

  • Supporting the Finance Manager and Financial Director with adhoc requirements, such as; analysis for other departments, updating company polices and implementing new ideas to improve processes

  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliation


The successful Management Accountant will have:

  • Advanced excel skills

  • Experience working within a similar role

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Desire to analyse and investigate

  • CIMA or ACCA qualified

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Sage200 / Oracle

  • Experience of using BI reporting

  • Experience working with transactions in various foreign currencies

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary & bonus scheme

  • Hybrid Working

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Employee assistance counselling line

  • Product discounts

  • Social events and activities

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