Interim Management Accountant

Michael Page
Bath, Somerset
15 Sep 2021
22 Sep 2021
JN -082021-3561753
Ryan Hirons
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant that is immediately available in the South West. This is a cover position while the client recruit on a permanent basis, but this could also transform into a temp to perm opportunity for the right profile.

Client Details

My client are a highly reputable FTSE 250 plc that are located in Bath.


The duties involve preparation of monthly management accounts for the Group costs areas mainly based in Bath but also from a worldwide perspective, to advise and review the accounting for key capital IT projects, business partner and support directors in managing their budgets, ensuring a compliant control environment, analysing key areas looking for efficiencies and assisting with other Group tasks as required to support the development of the Group.

Management Reporting

  • Manage the Group Costs management accounts in Bath and Worldwide, including:
    • Month end reporting
    • Expenditure analysis
    • Accrual calculations
    • Variance analysis
    • Budget and forecasts.
  • Work with directors/senior managers to produce/develop variance analysis and MI to understand the key drivers and track overall performance against budget/forecast
  • Produce relevant reporting to assist stakeholders with decision-making

Capital Expenditure Accounting/Reporting

  • Review capital project accounting and work closely with the relevant business partner/manager to ensure full compliance with the accounting requirements
  • Assess the impact of project changes and support the directors in delivering their plans

Treasury accounting

  • Supervision of all Group treasury bank accounts and transfers going through them
  • Interest accrual, forecasts and cash pool analysis
  • Support to Group Treasury with ad hoc queries


The successful candidate for this position will have:

  • A full accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • An understanding of project accounting
  • A results orientated mindset and highly numerate
  • Well-developed analytical skills; highly organised; flexible and focused with an easy ability to prioritise
  • Well-developed influencing and senior stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills

Job Offer

An immediate start is available for the successful candidate and a competitive day rate. Please note that this will be a mixture of office and home based working so the preference will be a candidate based within commuting distance of Bath

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