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Management Accountant (FTC)

Published 17 April 2024
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Job Starts: 17th April 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Management Accountant (FTC)| Tamworth | 12 Month FTC | £35,000 - £40,000 | Listed Company

Are you coming to the end of a contract and looking for your next challenge within a leading, listed company? Perhaps you're immediately available and searching for a longer contract that you can make a difference in? If this sounds like you then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Macildowie Finance are recruiting a Management Accountant on behalf of a leading PLC in the Tamworth area on a 12-month fixed-term contract.

Acting as a maternity cover for the current Management Accountant, this position will see you take full ownership of entire P&L's for various sites within the business and offer full core accounting exposure. Working closely with the Finance Manager, you will be part of a team that plays an active part in leading and supporting the company in achieving business objectives and revenue targets by providing key financial insight and control; whilst driving improvements to the operation and financial processes.

What is the job?

  • Produce monthly management accounts and reconciliations for both a significant group entity and smaller subsidiaries, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Regularly update cash-flow forecasts, providing a clear financial outlook for the business.
  • Prepare VAT returns for review and ensure all transactions are accurately recorded for the management accounts.
  • Work closely with the finance team to produce Financial Management Information, supporting strategic decision-making.
  • Engage in continuous learning to understand the finance function's operations thoroughly and identify improvement areas.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects focused on reporting and systems enhancements, contributing to our financial infrastructure's evolution.
  • Review and assist in the investigation of reconciling items prepared by the Management Accounts Clerks.
  • Support the preparation of standardised information packs for statutory accounts and tax computations.
  • Provide necessary documentation and explanations to Auditors, facilitating a smooth audit process.
  • Ensure an effective filing system is maintained, reflecting a commitment to organisation and efficiency.
  • Tackle a variety of tasks as requested by the Finance Manager, Finance Director and the wider executive team, showcasing flexibility and a proactive approach.

What are you like?

  • AAT Qualified as a minimum but part-qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA would be advantageous.
  • Proficient in Excel and capable of handling complex financial data with ease.
  • Detail-oriented, organised, and committed to delivering high-quality work.
  • A proactive individual with a desire to complete tasks and contribute to improvements.
  • A valid driving license is required as some travel between offices may be necessary.
  • A true team player, eager to collaborate and support your colleagues.


  • Salary of £35,000 - £40,000 (depending on experience)
  • Hybrid Working (2 days working from home)

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