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Management Accountant

Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Management Accountant

Duration: 6 months (Temporary)

London, WC1H 9BT

£200 - £230 per day

Are you a skilled Management Accountant seeking an exciting opportunity to contribute to the financial operations of one of the world's leading universities? Look no further! Tate Recruitment is currently seeking a talented individual on a temporary basis for a period of 6 months.

As a Management Accountant, you will play a vital role in supporting the financial management functions of our client's institution. You will work closely with various departments to provide accurate financial information, analysis, and advice to facilitate strategic decision-making.


Deliver management accounting services, including cost management identifying and ensuring accounting entries required are made to ensure the accuracy of management accounts
Manage the cashflow, working closely with the Treasury management function in the PS Hub and the Investment Manager to ensure the current balance and projected balances are maintained and accurate
Perform variance analysis on the month end reporting and working with finance staff in the business areas identify the underlying reasons for any unexpected differences
Manage and review the budget and forecast template returns, either supporting administrators in updating the templates with budgets and forecasts or reviewing returns to ensure information is complete and accurate
Produce monthly management accounts and dashboards with supporting commentary to enable monitoring and support management insight
Perform reviews and reconciliations of the accounts and ensure any accounting entries required are made to maintain the accuracy of the accounts
Drive and deliver continuous customer service including identifying and initiating improvements to financial systems, processes, workflows, management information and management and reporting of financial opportunities and risks
Perform all general accounting to maintain compliance with financial regulations and external audit requirements
Developing strong working relationships with colleagues across finance to share best practice and to develop new systems and processes
Contributing to training events where relevant to share specific skills and experience with finance colleagues from across the business
Delivering on other duties that are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the post and its gradingRequirements:

Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA) is highly desirable.
Proven experience working as a Management Accountant or similar role, preferably within the education sector or a large organisation.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and provide actionable insights.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience within a prestigious academic institution and make a meaningful impact on its financial operations. If you are a proactive and motivated individual with a passion for finance and education, we want to hear from you!

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application

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