Management Accountant / Junior Finance Manager

Job Title: Management Accountant / Junior Finance Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
  • Circa £35,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4535

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re delighted to be recruiting a Management Accountant / Junior Finance Manager on behalf of a highly regarded marketing technology business, known for providing innovative marketing solutions to a wide range of well-known brand names.

    The successful candidate will work as part of a friendly and industrious team. You will play a key role within the finance function, working closely with the Financial Controller producing accurate financial and management accounts enabling the company management team to make sound commercial decisions.

    This is a hybrid role and will be working 2 days in the office and 3 days from home.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Take on full month end and reporting duties, responsible for month end accounting to group deadlines including accruals, prepayments, treasury.
    • Provide timely and accurate management reports to key managers including monthly management accounts, KPI’s, and customer profitability.
    • Take a full and active role in the preparation of the budget, liaising with budget holders and Senior Financial Controller.
    • Take an active role in the preparation and successful completion of the statutory audit working closely with external Auditors.
    • Preparation and development of sales pipeline KPI reporting, to aid and drive growth.
    • Preparation of the annual financial accounts, preparation of the quarterly VAT returns, intrastat, and national statistics reporting.
    • Oversee the accounts payable process in the UK and oversee Poland, ensuring compliance with internal and bank authorization policies and payment processes, and accurate general ledger account coding.
    • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities by challenging budget holder.
    • Maintain accurate monthly reconciliation of UK balance sheet accounts, including all bank accounts, assets and liabilities.


    Skills and experience required:

    • Studying or holding a relevant professional qualification (AAT / CIMA / ACCA)
    • Experience of working in a similar role within an SME setting.
    • 2 years previous experience of completing management accounts
    • Experience of Microsoft Navision and Salesforce would be an advantage with strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s)
    • Ability to work in an organisation that is changing and adapting
    • Commitment to meeting challenging and demanding deadlines with a flexible approach
    • Ability to exercise judgment and work without close supervision
    • Strong interpersonal, organisational and time management skills
    • Commercially aware, understanding and anticipating the needs senior management


    Hours of work:

    • 37.5 per week
    • 8am – 4pm OR 8.30am – 4.30pm OR 9am – 5pm (1/2 hour lunch)


    Salary and benefits:

    • Circa £35,000
    • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
    • Life assurance x 2 (increases after 3 years)
    • Pension scheme
    • Onsite parking

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