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Management Accountant

Aila Recruitment
Denner Hill, Great Missenden, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant
£45,000 - £50,000 + 10% Bonus, Study support + hybrid working

Aila is excited to announce that it’s in an exclusive partnership with a leading, private equity backed retail business that has grown at a phenomenal rate in recent years and is continuing to grow. Turnover is more than £1bn and they have an amazing atmosphere both on their sites and at head office near Hemel Hempstead. Our client is looking to add to their month end accounting team by hiring an ambitious and progressive ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified Management Accountant on a permanent basis.

They’re ambitious with their growth plans and would like people that share their excitement, wanting to work in an ever-changing and fast paced environment where you can progress in your career. They have a welcoming, friendly and inclusive culture that is adopted across the whole company, in everything they do.

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody looking to join a multi-site retail business in a role that will develop your month end accounting skills within one of the largest retail businesses in the UK, whilst also offering a full study package to ensure you qualify with them.

The Management Accountant is a key member of the group financial reporting team with responsibility for assisting with the monthly accounting cycle, including ownership over P&L and balance sheet lines and the production of relevant and meaningful analysis, commentary and reconciliations around their areas of reporting.



  • Take ownership of balance sheet and P&L accounts and assume responsibility for financial reporting and operational queries relating to those areas
  • Provide insightful and meaningful commentary around P&L variances to budget and prior month/year
  • Prepare accurate balance sheet reconciliations monthly
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Be willing and able to challenge and manage stakeholders in areas on responsibility and ensure accounting standards are adhered to
  • Support with month-end and year-end close processes
  • Liaise with and support other teams within the finance function (sales ledger, purchase ledger, reconciliations, FP&A) to resolve queries, drive efficiencies and add value
  • Support with interim and year-end audit queries around areas of responsibility
  • Suggest process and control changes to drive continual improvement around financial control and reporting

To be successful in this role, you will be a Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA studying Accountant with experience in a month end capacity and a drive and ambition to progress in an exciting and fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills are essential as this role will interact with senior leadership across the organisation.

Aila is a specialist finance recruitment business that was established with a modern vision of what a recruitment partner should be. With a genuine goal to provide the best jobs to the best people, we operate as an extended arm of our client’s business and a career coach for our candidates’ ongoing development.

Apply now for more information on this role. If you’re looking to make a move but this role is different to what you’re looking for, get in contact with us today and start a partnership with a B Corp Certified finance agency that puts you first.

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