Management Accountant

Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: 10316/001_1555420144
Contact Name: Louise Billett
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2019 14:09

Job Description

The Management Accountant is a key role within the business, with direct responsibility for accounting and reporting of all the entities.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the month end process, including preparation of the management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and control, and detailed variance analysis on expenditure

  • Production of monthly financial performance reports for executive review

  • Bank and cash management, including short-term and long range cash forecasting and balance optimisation

  • Developing and maintaining forecast models and ownership of the annual budgeting cycle and rolling reforecasting routines

  • Preparation of the year-end audit files and key point of contact for external auditors

  • Preparation of VAT / CT tax returns / coordinate with Group tax advisers

  • External reporting to EFL and other related organisations

  • Responsibility for intra-group transfers and reconciliations

  • Support the continuing professional development of other junior members of the Club finance team

  • Provide financial support & analysis to the Heads of Department to enable their understanding of the financial performance for their areas

Knowledge and skills

  • Highly developed understanding of financial/management accounting practices

  • Budgeting/forecasting/modelling

  • Advanced Excel / MS office ability

  • Competency with SAGE or similar financial accounting software

  • Experience in business partnering

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Passed finalist / newly qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a finance role

  • Degree educated / strong academic background