Management Accountant

Posted 02 August 2023
Salary£45000 - £50000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Financial Services ​
Contact NameHarriet Winter

Job description

Are you looking for your next move within finance? Are you looking to work alongside some of the best in property industry?

This Management Accountant role is working for the fastest growing independent Build to Rent ("BTR") operator in the UK with over 5,000 apartments across 15 sites. They are the largest operators of boutique hotels around the UK, including the Sunday Times Best Hotel of the North.

The business has doubled in scale in each of the last two years with a gross turnover forecast to reach £30m this year - that pace of growth is likely to continue for the foreseeable future as investment in BTR continues to gather pace amongst global institutional investors.

This Management Accountant position will combine accounting, finance and management to prepare internal financial reports and provide insight into business performance. The objective is to help senior management use financial information to inform business strategy, as well as contributing to decision-making that will ensure business growth and long-term success.

The main responsibilities for this role:

  • Preparing income statements for the business for a portfolio of key clients
  • Supporting and being a point of contact for key clients
  • Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget & carrying out variance analysis
  • Budget planning and forecasting
  • Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Helping improve business efficiency's
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
  • Being a key contact for internal managers for financial support
  • Support the implementation of new processes and controls and the implementation of new systems.
  • Assisting the auditors as part of the year end audit & helping prepare financial statements
  • Build positive and productive working relationships with colleagues across the business
  • Strong communication and people skills to be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • To follow company policies and procedures
  • Ad-hoc accountancy tasks

Additional attributes:

  • Commercial awareness, with an interest in business and an understanding of how an organisation works and manages resources
  • A high level of numeracy
  • The ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way
  • Professionalism and commitment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • IT proficiency
  • Project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff
  • A lively and enquiring mind with a logical approach to work, combined with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to communicate clearly (both verbal and written)
  • Able to understand and fix prioritise, to work under pressure, based on results
  • Prepared to communicate and share information, work as a team
  • Ability to communicate with guests on the resolution of maintenance issues in a diplomatic way
  • Willing to assist in the training and instruction of others

It is important that you are studying towards your ACCA/CIMA/ ACA qualifications.

Looking to start interviews ASAP.

Please apply if you are suitable for this role.

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