Management Accountant - Paignton - Devon

Salary to £32.5k - Accountancy and Finance
Ref: 149 Date Posted: Monday 30 Mar 2020
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This is an exciting opportunity to join an established company with £15m turnover based in Paignton, Devon.  The role is varied, with daily entries/reports into the purchase/sales ledger/fixed asset registers using various accounts packages of the business.

Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, you will ideally have experience of leading a small team, yet also being an excellent team player.


  • A part qualified CIMA candidate, working towards either the Management or Strategic levels.
  • Supporting relevant degree and/or AAT qualification.
  • ‘A’ levels, GCSE’s/ ‘O’ Levels of grade C or above to include Mathematics and English.

Skills Required:

  • Advanced excel skills essential and PowerBI skills an advantage to aid in improving the timeliness and accuracy of financial/management reporting.
  • Numerate, timely and accurate.
  • Literate with excellent communication skills.
  • Able to perform well working to tight deadlines.
  • Team player.
  • Discretion.
  • Payroll experience an advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation responsibilities for bank and control accounts.
  • Prepare data and reports for distribution to both Internal and external parties (e.g. Auditors, ONS, HMRC).
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, including processing journals and investigate variances.
  • Analysing month and year to date performance, reporting on any variances to budget and forecast.
  • Lead role in reviewing and updating product costings across the group.
  • Timely and accurate preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns and monthly Intrastat and EC sales returns.
  • Overseeing weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Preparation of cash flow forecast(s).
  • Improvement and monitoring of internal processes and controls.