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Management Accountant

Michael Page
England, London
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

This top 25 accountancy firm is looking for a Management Accountant to join their Business Services team to provide quality accounting services to corporate clients.

Client Details

This top 25 accountancy firm provides the full complement of outsourced services that covers accounting and other administrative functions such as management accounting, VAT and regulatory reporting for clients in the finance sector.

As a Management accountant you will also take ownership of client communications and reviewing the work of others, along with supporting the development of more junior members of the team.


  • Carry out all accounting work for a wide range of profit-making organisations in compliance with the firm's and statutory procedures. This will include planning, executing, completing and producing client-ready product independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Prepare management accounts and statutory financial reports, including consolidated accounts, from manual and computerised accounting records.
  • Prepare/review VAT Returns, including an understanding of partial exemption rules.
  • Delegating, supervising, and reviewing the work of junior members of the team, providing constructive feedback and support as necessary, including being involved in development of junior staff.
  • Providing general accounting services and assistance to clients in the preparation of accounts and VAT returns, for example preparing working papers for management or statutory accounts.
  • Recommend improvements to clients' accounting systems and controls and assist clients whenever needed.
  • Keep Managers and Partners (where necessary) informed of the progress on the team's jobs.
  • Understand the specification of the assignment agreed with the client and report immediately to the Manager (or Partner) if and when this specification may need to be changed.
  • Be able to take ownership of an assignment and see it through to completion with the willingness to solve issues as and when they arise.


  • ACCA qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of preparing statutory and management accounts and VAT returns
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP, specifically an understanding of FRS102
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to network
  • Experience of working within a client facing role
  • Experience of using caseware is preferred

Job Offer

  • This is an excellent opportunity to build upon your existing experience.
  • Dynamic and client-focused team.
  • Build strong relationships with a range of clients.
  • Flexi-time.
  • Good work-life balance.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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