Senior Management Accountant

Posted 13 July by Welwyn Garden Accountancy Featured
A client I am representing are seeking an Senior Management Accountant for a business based in Welwyn Garden City on a temporary to permanent basis, looking for somebody to start by the end of July.

Reporting into the Head Of Finance the primary purpose of this role is to provide an effective budgeting, forecasting and accounting, management information and business development service to the organisation. 


Responsible for the modelling of existing and new services. Includes working with the heads of service and the Director of development in relation to this.

Attending meetings with senior members of staff to present the criteria and details of the financial and implementing any changes required to the models.

Responsible for the preparation of the monthly management accounts for review by the Head of Finance within a timely manner. This will involve meeting with budget holders to assist with the understanding of actuals and the preparation of the forecast as well as commentary on variance of budgets and previous forecasts.

Monthly reconciliations of nominal ledger balance sheet accounts to management accounts information eg. Accruals/prepayals etc. for presentation to the Head of Finance.

Preparation and posting of the staff costs journal, verified by the payroll team, and the GP costs journal, verified by the RotaMaster system.

Preparation of forecasts, control and their measurement.

Responsible for ensuring the monthly revenue is in line with contract values and any ad hoc services income has been correctly accounted for.

Develop systems and reports to highlight the performance of individual contracts.

Analyse the business operational performance and suggest options for achieving improvements.

Support the management teams in the identification, development and achievement of Cost Improvement Programmes (CIP) and ensure rigorous and timely reporting on the delivery of the CIP.

Responsible for the monthly preparation of the establishment report, with reconciliation between the salaries and the HR department. Escalate any variances to Head of Finance and Finance Director.

Adhoc tasks to support the finance team where required including the review of financial and costing systems to ensure Financial Reporting Standards are achieved.

You must be Part Qualified or Qualified for this role and have proven experience of the above.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Are you Part Qualified or Qualified?
Are you able to start by the 27th of July?
Is Welwyn Garden City commutable for you?
Are you advanced in Excel?
Are you experienced in all of the above?

Reference: 35623748

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