Group Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 00000095-1
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Hartley Resourcing
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £65,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Martin Wilson
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Job Description


This is a Group Management Accountant position suitable for a fully qualified individual with a strong commercial focus.  This is a group role overseeing the finance function for the UK.  The Organisation is a successful and progressive listed business with growing turnover of £230m.  The group has grown via acquisition and you will be expected to work with finance teams in different divisions. 


The organisation is happy with hybrid working, with 3 days a week in the office.


The Role

Key responsibilities are all the classic requirements you would expect from a commercial Group Management Accountant role and will report to the Group FD with exposure CFO.  Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts, statutory reporting including consolidated cash flows and notes to the accounts
  • Preparation of the monthly reporting of financial covenants to the bank and uploading of working capital data
  • Involvement in wider group functions including cash management
  • Finance transformation/improvement projects as the business continue to grow
  • Ad hoc project work
  • Review and maintenance of financial controls
  • Testing of new processes in the financial systems


The ideal candidate

You will be fully CIMA/FCMA qualified and be able to demonstrate a strong progressive CV.  Industry background is flexible but you will ideally come from a similar size business and be used to working within a listed organisation. 


This is a great role for a commercial thinker who wants to make a difference and you will need to demonstrate where you have effected change/provided analysis to the business to help drive progress.  Personal qualities will include excellent communication and leadership, a highly analytical nature with a good attention to detail and a creative and pragmatic approach.