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Management Accountant

Posted 27 February by Ffrees Family Finance Ltd Ended


U is all about YOU; a forward-thinking startup business based in the heart of Sheffield, with a dynamic team of people working towards a true alternative to traditional banking in the UK.

In building and launching a new type of current account, U has created a platform that will continue to grow and develop, by placing a focus on added value and service.

At U, a relaxed working environment and a welcoming company culture enables new ideas, collaboration and a shared vision to change the future of personal financing.


The ideal candidate will be a highly reliable individual who is capable of communicating effectively with senior management and various departments. A high attention to detail as well as sharp business acumen is desired.

The successful candidate will report to the Finance Manager and manage one Finance Assistant.


  • Assisting the Finance Manager with general financial management and reporting
  • Production and review of monthly management accounts with assistance from the Company Accountant
  • Production of management information
  • Budget reporting
  • VAT/Tax
  • Coaching members of the team
  • Suggesting improvements to processes and implementing where possible
  • Documenting processes and policies
  • Liaising with external suppliers
  • Ensuring accounting procedures are compliant with regulations


  • CIMA (other qualifications considered: ACCA/ACA) qualified or finalist (3 exams or less remaining)
  • Evidence of strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Able to thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced, demanding environment
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office especially MS Excel
  • Able to communicate confidently and clearly across all parts of the business
  • Methodical, detail-focussed approach to work
  • Flexible in approach to meet needs of the business
  • Approachable team player

The following skills/experience would be looked at favourably, but are not essential:

  • Experience working with Xero Accounting software
  • Experience in financial services/banking


  • 10% annual bonus (performance based)
  • 23 days holiday + 1 additional day each year up to 28 days (not including bank holidays)
  • Up to 3% contribution-based pension
  • Cycle to work, childcare vouchers, corporate discounted gym membership
  • Guidance on developing your research career/ambitions
  • Life insurance policy
  • Company social activities
  • State of the art office in the heart of Sheffield with great transport links (2 minutes from the bus interchange, 5 minutes from the train station and tram stop)

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Analytical
  • Financial Management
  • Management Accounts
  • Microsoft Office

Reference: 34567232

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