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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Heathrow
Salary: 25000 - 33000
REF: DAC 1156
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Our client, a top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants, has an outstanding opportunity for a Management Accountant to join the dynamic team at its office near Heathrow.

Reporting to the Partners and Managers, the successful candidate will be working on a portfolio of clients, covering a variety of business activities and sizes.  You may be asked, on occasion, to work at other offices and clients’ premises as required.
Key responsibilities of the Management Accountant include:

  • Data processing

  • Reconciliation of control accounts - bank, purchase ledger, sales ledger, PAYE, wages etc.

  • Calculation and posting of accruals and prepayments, journal entries

  • Preparation of VAT returns and associated legislation returns, including cash accounting and partial exemption

  • Preparation of management accounts

  • Preparation of year end accounts to 1st draft stages

  • Communicate with and deal with any queries from clients, including attending their premises when required

  • Ability to communicate confidently with Partners/Managers/Supervisors regarding your clients  

Skills, experience and knowledge required:

  • Experience and understanding of working with clients across a broad range of sectors and industries

  • Experience of dealing with a substantial portfolio of clients

  • Competent with manual and computerised bookkeeping

  • Able to produce accounts for sole traders and partnerships

  • Clear and confident communication techniques and ability to feedback to all members of staff

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Ability to manage time to meet deadlines

  • Good IT skills including confidence with using Xero, Quickbooks, Sage Line 50 and Excel Online software experience across a diverse range of packages is advantageous

  • Preferably, have awareness of Viztopia  

​Applicants must have recently been responsible for dealing with a substantial client portfolio, and will have gained their experience through working in Practice.