Management Accountant

Michael Page
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
£45000 - £50000 per annum
24 Dec 2018
24 Jan 2019
Nick Lloyd
Contract type
Part time

The succesful applicant will be tasked with producing monthly Management Accounts and timely and accurate reporting to the Head of Finance. They will also be required to manage the finance team and be responsible for the day to day running of the Finance Office.

Client Details

An established Independent School in Hertfordshire


The key responsibilities include:

  • Manage, develop, mentor and support 4 members of the finance team
    • Produce monthly management accounts and reports and providing analysis where required
    • Prepare termly accounts for the various divisions and be responsible for forecasts, cash flows and budgeting
    • Maintain and reconcile General, Purchase, Sales ledger and Cashbook
    • Analyse and reconcile various P&L and Balance Sheet accounts and maintain the Fixed Asset Register
    • Assist the Director of Finance in the preparation of statutory accounts, liaise with Auditors


    The successful candidate will:

    • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Accountant
    • Experience in senior accounting role (at least three years) including preparation of Management and Year-End Accounts
    • Experience in managing a team and day to day running of the Finance office
    • A wide range of reconciliation and analytical experience
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Knowledge of charity accounting would be advantageous
    • Previous experience of working in a School is desirable but not necessary

    Job Offer

    £45,000 - £50,000 per annum dependent on experience, with 40 days annual leave and a contributory pension scheme.

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