Qualified Management Accountant

Posted 10 September by Robert Half
Ending soon

Fantastic Qualified Management Accountant opportunity with an entity of a secure, multi-billion turnover, global plc. This role supports the Senior Finance Manager and supervises staff. Purely focused on accounting, this post will provide the exposure needed (especially for a newly-qualified accountant) to bridge the gap to senior management as progression & development opportunities are provided.

On a granular level, the role will have full exposure to end-to-end management, financial, and project accounting for a c35mil turnover entity, as well as plenty of added extras such as business partnering, line management exposure, reporting & analysis.


As Qualified Management Accountant;

  • End-to-end responsibility of management accounting processes for a c35mil turnover business unit, reporting to both the Senior Finance Manager & non-finance directors. May include balance sheet and P&L control, budgeting, forecasting, accruals & prepayments, journals, reconciliations, month-end pack creation, KPI management, analysis etc.
  • Supporting with year-end statutory accounting and processes, including the annual audit procedures.
  • Involved with medium-long term project accounting and associated analysis, in conjunction with commercial teams.
  • Responsible for core MI reporting, dealing with both finance & non-finance stakeholders.
  • Supervising small team of transactional and junior staff in absence of Finance Manager.
  • Supporting the continuous development of systems/controls/processes relating to operational finance & accounting.
  • Supporting the local integration of Workday as a global ERP system, in conjunction with a consultancy firm.
  • Regular interaction with wider group and local functions such a HR, Operations and Commercial in order to drive performance and financial visibility.


  • Newly-qualified or qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (essential)
  • 1-2 years prior experience in an end-to-end Management Accounting role
  • Commercially aware. Can see the bigger picture and potential opportunities or risks.
  • Strong, demonstrable system/ERP skills. Any integration or implementation exposure would be beneficial.
  • Project or Statutory/Financial Accountancy experience would be advantageous.


Secure, listed, acquisitive, 20+ billion turnover, global utilities plc with strong market foothold. A well-known brand with multiple regional and silo offices located across the UK. Role is located at the 'silo' Stockport / Wythenshawe office, which houses roughly 30 staff, with occasional travel to Midlands (roughly once a month).

An outstanding employer, renowned for developing, progressing and retaining staff through employee development programs, an unmatched culture, and outstanding benefits packages to match.

Salary & Benefits

  • £35,000-£40,000 Basic Salary
  • Up to 17.5% Bonus
  • Potential car allowance (TBC)
  • Pension scheme enrolment. 8%+ Employer contribution
  • Access to company benefits scheme, including employee development program
  • Flexibility and work-from-home options
  • Progression opportunities

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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