Management Accountant

  • Location

    Abingdon, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Energy, Water, Mining, Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-2918265_1623239199

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

I am looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Accountant to join my client's finance team in a rapidly growing business. This role requires a positive person who can work well in a busy office environment, can cover many areas, do what needs to be done, and contribute to the overall success of my client.

Client Details

The client are an impressive and fast-growth business based in Abingdon. This newly created role is primarily to support the growth in the business and an increase in reporting requirements. Although bias towards internal reporting and project accounting this role will be an integral member of both the finance function and the wider business flexibility is therefore an essential attribute.


The key responsibilities of the Management Accountant are:

  • Monthly project reporting and assist with preparation of other reporting requirements
  • Ad-hoc duties. This will be significant. We are still a small department so a high degree of flexibility and a 'can-do / will-do' attitude is essential

Principal activities:

  • Production of Group monthly management reporting pack
  • Management accounts - variance and trend analysis
  • Annual budget, half year update
  • Ensuring correct cost allocation (projects / sites)
  • Liaise with other depts advising coding/processes/entities etc
  • Group VAT returns and settlement
  • Responsible for financial record keeping (via SUN accounting system) including SL, PL, GL

Other activities (ad hoc as required)

  • Annual statutory reporting - annual audit
  • Weekly operational reporting (sites to GM level)
  • Project reporting
  • Project cost tracker
  • Used engine cost tracker and forecast
  • Project forecasts (cash and timings) with Dev & Cons teams
  • Project appraisal (with modeller/commercial/Dev & Cons teams)


The successful Management Accountant will be:

Accountant (Qualified ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA or by experience)

  • 3yrs+ experience of industry (preferred)
  • Knowledge of accounting software (Sun highly desirable)
  • Experience of energy sector and/or private equity and/or major capital programmes desirable but not essential

Key Competencies

  • Experience of monthly reporting cycles
  • Experience of working within group companies
  • Highly organised individual with excellent attention to detail
  • Positive communicator, internal and external
  • Microsoft Excel - advanced/Intermediate user level

Job Offer

On offer the successful Management Accountant is a salary of between £45,000 and £50,000 depending on experience, along with a great benefits package.