Post: Management Accountant – Maternity Cover
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Location: Bath City Centre (with potential for some home working)
Hours of work: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Job summary: The Management Accountant will have a hugely varied role, assisting the
Finance Manager across a range of finance functions. This includes preparing management accounts on a timely basis after the month end. They will empower colleagues across the organisation in financial decision-making.
Principal Accountabilities and Standards
To support the Finance Manager and other members of the team in ensuring the
effective day to day running of the charity.
In interacting with colleagues, to build a positive organisational culture of openness and leadership in line with our values.
Ensure a robust financial control environment is maintained and documented.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Preparing monthly management accounts for both the Charity and its Trading
Subsidiary. This includes:
reconciling balance sheet accounts,
posting journals (e.g., prepayments, accruals, deferred income, and fixed assets),
analysing variances from budget or forecast,
working with colleagues to keep forecasts up to date, and
creating timely reports for colleagues ahead of budget meetings.
Assisting with the annual accounts and audit for the Charity and its Trading Subsidiary.
Creating reports as and when requested to aid financial decision-making across the
Other ad hoc duties, including (but not limited to) raising sales invoices, calculating
intercompany recharges, claiming gift aid, managing service charges and supporting
other members of the finance team with bookkeeping.
Full or part financial qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, AAT, CIMA)
Previous role working within a finance team in a financial or management accounting
Advanced data analysis skills, particularly in Excel (e.g., pivot tables, look up formulas)
Capable of communicating complex ideas clearly and adapting communication style for
Involvement in the charitable sector
Understanding of the challenges faced by the charity’s key beneficiaries
Familiarity with VAT rules in charities
Familiarity with Mac computers and the Microsoft Office suite
Quick to learn new software
Consistently strives to produce work of a high standard by careful review of their own
A demonstrable commitment to our values and purpose
Innovative and forward thinking with a desire for continuous improvement
Able to work both collaboratively and independently
Shows empathy and respect towards others
Flexible and able to respond to change and ad hoc requirements
Management Accountant – Maternity Cover
35 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Bath City Centre (with potential for some home working)
Saturday, 1 April 2023