Management Accountant Part Qualified

Posted 5 April by SPA Worldwide Ltd

You will be the #2 player in the Finance team at Global App Testing working with the Financial Controller. You will help improve and build the financial function of a top startup. You will learn how a fast-growing startup builds out its financial process and be an integral part of our team.

Our current financial infrastructure is handled through Xero and spreadsheets, we have a tight month end schedule and external deadlines to report to investors. We are aiming for three-day reporting timeframe. Global App Testing has grown significantly over the past few years and we would like to ensure tight controls are kept in place around account payable and receivable as the company goes through the next growth phase. We are looking for a really strong dynamic character who can think/act independently, have attention to detail and support all areas of the business. The ideal candidate will be able to perform deep analysis of the business and progress to become a management accountant within 12-18 months.

Key Responsibilities

Manage Month End Procedure

  • Sales invoice posting and reconciliation
  • Purchase invoice coding and approving
  • Responsible for FA register and depreciation
  • Preparation of monthly accruals
  • Posting of prepayments and journals
  • Control of integrity reports and ledger closure
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • Review of balance sheet control accounts
  • Reconciliation of Fixed assets, work papers and provisions
  • Variance to budget analysis and adjustment postings
  • Prepare & review month end timetable. Ensure month end processing is completed to deadline and resolve any issues
  • Review overhead spend for the subsidiary entity
  • Intercompany balance reconciliation

Accounts Receivable and Payable

  • Raise invoices and create payment links
  • Update accounts receivable accounts with payments received
  • Setting up the payment terms for new customers
  • Dealing with queries on invoices and payments
  • Ensuring customers pay on time
  • Negotiating payment plans if required
  • Arranging fortnightly payment runs
  • Updating cash flow for expected receipts and payments
  • Process expense claims
  • Tax
  • Assist prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist prepare research and development tax credits


  • Assist with HR duties
  • Update business KPI’s
  • Drive any identified improvements in procedures and processes
  • Support everyone across the company to understand financial implications of ideas and possibilities
  • Assess areas of potential fraud and weaknesses in controls
  • Work on various Finance projects, as and when necessary
  • Analyse cash flow requirements
  • Research and suggest office purchases

Other Expectations

  • To operate in a professional capacity, in line with business values, at all times
  • To maintain strict levels of confidentiality, regarding all areas of the business
  • To comply with the business Health and Safety guidelines and ensure that your actions whilst at work ensure the safety of yourself and others
  • To act with honesty and integrity at all times

The above job description is not exhaustive and from time to time your manager may choose to vary your role to meet the needs of the business

Previous Experience / Personal Attributes

  • Part Qualified ACCA / CIMA / ACA with no more than 4 exams remaining
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good attention to detail
  • Accounting experience
  • Good knowledge of google docs and sheets
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to contribute to team goals

Required skills

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Credit Control
  • Management Accountant
  • KPI Reports

Application questions

Are you part qualified in ACCA, CIMA or ACA?
Do you have at least 2 years accounting experience?
Are you looking to become a fully qualified accountant within 2 years?

Reference: 34839680

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