Management Accountant

Posted 4 days ago by Integrated Pathology Partnerships Easy Apply Featured

Job Description

Pathology First is part of the SYNLAB Group of companies and are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Management Accountant to join their dynamic team. The position is based at out state of the art facility based in Basildon, Essex and may require some travel to Southend.

Purpose of the role include:

To assist with the performance of daily accounting activities, with the ability to analyse & perform detailed review on numbers, including trend analysis at departmental level (min. 2 yrs experience required), maintenance, completing, reconciliation and verification of financial data and documents under the supervision of the Financial Controller

  • Assist with preparation of Management Accounts, including detailed analysis of costs to business areas and prepare Monthly Department Report
  • Perform cost, variance & Trend analysis
  • Prepare Balance Sheet schedules and reconciliations
  • Prepare and post Month end journals
  • Sales invoicing and credit control
  • Maintaining the Fixed Assets register, Prepayments schedule and Lease schedules
  • General office administration tasks
  • Liaise with suppliers and outsourced AP agency
  • Assist with statutory audit requirements as required
  • Assist with preparation of VAT and Corporation tax returns and schedules as required
  • Sales Flash Reporting
  • Assist with preparation and operation of budgets, including: prepare schedules and reconciliations, provide feedback to budget holders
  • Assist with preparation and operation of cash flows, including preparing schedules and reconciliations

Essential Skills and Experience


  • Qualified in ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • A fast learner with excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organised with the ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment
  • A result driven individual with the confidence to interact positively with non-finance and senior management
  • Excellent Analytical skills, Keen to learn - inquisitive, with good report writing and communication skills demonstrating the ability to explain complex, technical information to non-financial staff.
  • Advanced Excel skills


  • Healthcare sector experience
  • Demonstrable understanding of, and ability to create, budgets and business cases
  • Able to understand and create cash flow projections and statements
  • Basic knowledge of stock records and systems
  • Evidence of agreeing and achieving realistic and relevant objectives demonstrating a focused / goal orientated approach
  • Good knowledge of how a business operates
  • Basic knowledge of auditing standards
  • Basic knowledge of CT, VAT, PAYE
  • SAGE 200 user
  • A Bachelor’s degree

Required skills

  • Analysis
  • Analytical
  • Budget Management
  • Finance
  • Management Accountant

Reference: 34692499

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