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Group Management Accountant

Michael Page
West Yorkshire, England, Leeds
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Marketing, advertising, design and PR
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From home
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Job Details

Newly created Group Management Accountant position for a growing global SME. This is a varied and hands on role, responsible for providing monthly financial reporting and insight to the leadership team and leading on the budgeting and forecasting process. This is a fully remote role, with occasional travel to London as required.

Client Details

My client is a global design business, with clear expansion plans over the next 5 years. They operate globally and have many exciting ongoing and upcoming projects. They are a successful and reputable business, offering a friendly and enjoyable working environment. Their central services team works fully remotely, and you will work closely with the Board to support on business decision making, becoming a truly valued member of the team.


As Group Management Accountant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing monthly financial reporting and insight for the global leadership team
  • Lead on the annual budgeting and forecasting process
  • Ad hoc financial reporting as needed to assist with the day to day running of the business
  • Work closely alongside the Group Financial Accountant to ensure ledgers are updated for reporting each month and properly reviewed and closed
  • Provide analysis through review of performance and investigation into variances
  • Update, improve and maintain reporting templates
  • Work with billing administrators to ensure monthly billing is recorded accurately and on a timely basis
  • Work with external payroll providers and ensure staff costs are correctly recorded
  • Update cashflow position and forecast balances for each legal entity. Manage cash movements as required
  • Prepare Group allocation adjustments for shared cost attributions across the Group
  • Assist with ongoing reconciliations and review of key balance sheet accounts
  • Work with the COO and Board to prepare the annual strategic budget and half year reforecast
  • Participate and provide input into the global family for various initiatives to make improvements
  • Ad hoc support to wider finance and leadership team


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Strong management accounting/financial reporting experience
  • Confident communicator and ability to work with and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload
  • Knowledge of Xero accounting software (desirable)
  • Multi-currency experience (desirable)
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Proactive in obtaining information and explanations

Job Offer

In return, the client is offering a competitive salary c£50-55k (dependent on experience), plus wider package. This is a fully remote role, with occasional travel to London offices as required.


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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