Management Accountant

07 Oct 2019

Fantastic new opportunity for a Management Accountant based in Crawley, West Sussex.

Client Details

An award-winning law firm who are based in Crawley is looking to recruit a Management Accountant into the business on a permanent basis.


The role is in the growing finance team, with a significant scope of development and role expansion in the future. Whilst supporting the Head of Management Accounting, the role will entail taking ownership and managing the firm's management accounting team to ensure workload is completed accurately and efficiently on a timely basis.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Management Accounting with leading and managing the firm's management accounting team to ensure workload is completed accurately and efficiently on a timely basis.
  • Assist with coaching and developing the other members of the management accounting team
  • Assist with annual budgeting process.
  • Assist with preparing monthly management information including variance analysis and investigation
  • Hold monthly meetings with central support budget holders to review variances from actual to budget, and assist those budget holders with controlling costs and maximising value of money
  • Assist with preparing year end accounts and audit processes.
  • Monitor and report on cash flows including management of bank reconciliation processes and day to day liaison with banks.
  • Posting of various transactions including transactions journals, payments and receipts for own work
  • Maintain parts of the nominal ledger including preparing reconciliations and resolving reconciling items.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT and statistical returns.
  • Assist with implementation of new practice management / accounting systems.
  • Provide the Finance Director with such assistance as may be required on an ad hoc basis to assist with the financial management of the firm.


The successful candidate will be a proven Management Accountant who either already has, or is well advanced in obtaining a professional accountancy qualification (ACCA or CIMA). A large part of the role will include helping to manage, coach and motivate other members of the team. You will be an excellent communicator and have previous experience in both HMRC payroll and VAT rules and regulations.

You will need to be in a commutable distance of Gatwick Airport, and be a proven Management Accountant and be able to start ASAP.

Job Offer

Immediate start Management Accountant role £40-50k.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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