Management Accountant

Full time, Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

Management Accountant

About Us:

Our Client is a dynamic and innovative start-up private equity and support company based on the outskirts of the vibrant town of Marlow. They specialise in investing in a diverse portfolio of start-up companies and smaller businesses looking to scale.

Role Overview:

As the Management Accountant you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth financial operations for clients within the portfolio as well as for our Client themselves. You will collaborate closely with their clients and internal teams to deliver exceptional financial support and reporting.

This role will be the first hire into a growing Finance department and will be an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented finance individual to take ownership of, lead and eventually grow the critical finance function with support from the CEO.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Administration:

Process and manage the finance functions for both our Client and their diverse client portfolio including:

• Raising invoices & credits
• Sending client statements
• Managing credit control
• Completing Supplier payment runs
• Bank reconciliations
• Cashflow management
• Processing expenses for both our company founders, and those of our clients
• Managing & processing client payrolls
• Liaising with accountants on quarterly VAT returns, Management Accounts, Statutory Accounts and dividend calculations.

Financial Reporting:

Be responsible for the month-end close process for their portfolio clients and our Client including:

• Sales reconciliation
• Bank reconciliation
• Month end journals including Accruals/Prepayment, salary, commission and corp tax
• P&L Collation
• Balance Sheet Reconciliations
• Sales metrics collation
• Creation of Board Packs
• Preparing weekly reports for action by the Clients including Aged Debt and AP reports

Budgets & Forecasts:

• Assist in the creation of annual budgets liaising directly with the Clients
• Assist in the creation of a financial plans for New Prospects
• Working closely with internal teams, providing ad hoc reporting to allow Management to make effective strategic decisions

Client and Portfolio Support:

• Act as a point of contact for their start-up clients, addressing their financial needs and queries
• Participate in client meetings where appropriate

Qualifications and Requirements:

• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a finance role, preferably managing multiple clients
• An understanding of accounting principles, and experience with month end processing, management accounts and financial reporting
• Proficiency in financial software and tools (e.g., Xero, Microsoft Excel, Float).
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial data management and record-keeping.
• Excellent organisational, multitasking, and time management skills.
• Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with a customer-focused approach.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team.

Benefits:

· Competitive salary
· Pension
· Parking
· Access to the Company’s employee perks
· Hybrid working model (work 1 day from home)
· Opportunities for professional growth and development.
· Engaging and dynamic start-up environment.
· Modern offices based in Marlow, with full canteen/restaurant and shower facilities onsite

Job Features

Job CategoryAccountancy & Finance
Salary£35000
Job ReferenceARBSSFA

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