Management Accountant

Michael Page
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
12 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Jasmin Barry
Contract type
Part time

A diverse Management Accountancy role within a large business services company based near Cardiff. Managing finances and providing support to the business.

Client Details

A large business services company based near Cardiff, with a European scope and amazing career opportunities.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting locally based finance staff
  • Preparing management accounts, which will involve sight visits
  • Reviewing controls and processes in order to make improvements where necessary
  • Providing commercial support to the senior managers of certain Group businesses
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts
  • Liaising with auditors for the annual audit
  • Ensuring that supplier and HMRC payments are made on time
  • Developing financial reports as required
  • Assisting with budget preparation

Additional Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring there are proper financial controls operating at each sight
  • Making regular review visits to subsidiaries
  • Carrying out audit reviews of subsidiary businesses to ensure that they are ad-hearing to group procedures
  • Ensuring all customers dealt with outside of the Caerphilly Administration department are being invoiced properly and accurately
  • Checking that robust credit control procedures are in place and minimising debt levels
  • Managing post acquisition/divestment of business
  • Carrying out due diligence and data analysis work
  • Assisting with Group and subsidiary reporting obligations including financial statements and tax returns


Successful candidates will display the following characteristics:

Business Focus:

  • Has ability to work in a consultative role, advising on improvements and best practice
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness and understanding, without compromising financial disciplines
  • Ensures that business opportunities are appropriately evaluated to minimise risk and sustain/improve and streamline processes


  • Provides inclusive and user-friendly management information, meaningful financial analysis, input and advice to divisional colleagues and senior management to assist with understanding KPI reporting
  • Communicates positively
  • Provides accurate and timely reporting, establishing effective communications with other senior financial colleagues within the Group
  • Displays well developed presentation and communication skills, verbally as well as numerically, with good report writing skills
  • Open and Honest

Technical and Financial Competencies:

  • Holder of recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) unless exceptional reasons apply
  • Has excellent MS office skills, particularly Excel and Word
  • Experience of Sage accounting systems
  • Broad financial management background in a business-to-business (or similar) service organisation
  • Experience or knowledge of carrying out both external and internal audit work
  • Experience of preparing management accounts

Personal Characteristics:

  • Willing to travel within the UK, Ireland and Spain
  • Prioritises successfully in order to identify and meet key issues and challenges
  • Self starter who is able to manage own workload
  • Able to work in a deadline driven structured and methodical manner
  • Displays ability to challenge
  • Positive mentalist
  • Displays completer/finisher mentality
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail whilst retaining ability to see wider business picture
  • Remains calm and focused under pressure
  • Displays honest, openness and integrity to staff and colleagues
  • Gives others credit where due and readily critiques own results and behaviour
  • Demonstrates receptiveness to new ideas whatever the source

Job Offer

Competitive basic salary - 30 - 40k p/a

Car allowance

Salary sacrifice pension

20 days per annum holiday plus statutory days and Christmas shut down (3-4 days)

36.25 hours a week

Childcare voucher scheme

Employee discount offers

Free health and well-being support

Free on-site canteen

Free on-site parking

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