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Management Accountant - Top UK Business

Edinburgh, Midlothian
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Three Bridges Recruitment s client is looking for a Management Accountant. This opportunity is with a leading company who operate a highly professional yet informal business with an excellent work-life balance. This role will suit Accountants who are skilled in preparing management accounts, delivering month end close for UK entities, carrying out analysis as well as partnering & advising internal departments on performance & budgets. This role will initially be for a 6 month contract.

Why work here?

  • Excellent benefits including pension, healthcare, bonus, subsidised gym membership & generous holiday allowance
  • Opportunity to work with a large business, with a large budget that will enhance your career
  • Professional but relaxed culture with a community feel
  • Working in an environment where you are left to your own devices, but with support available if needed
  • Excellent work-life balance where, for example, people finish on time & are not expected to answer e-mails after hours
  • Hybrid working model of two days in the office & 3 from home


The job of Management Accountant will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:

  • Preparing & posting month end journals, ensuring all management accounting deliverables are consistently met
  • Supervision of Assistant Management Accountant
  • Liaising with global finance teams in a group oversight capacity
  • Commercially analysing business unit performance against objectives
  • Preparing monthly overhead reports to budget holders
  • Partnering & supporting the business to deliver desired financial performance
  • Advising the business & global finance teams during group annual budgeting & quarterly reforecasting cycles & updating planning tools
  • Providing requests & analyses as part of the statutory audit process
  • Preparing & administering the group s annual transfer pricing charges & intercompany recharges


As a Management Accountant you will be skilled &/or qualified in the following:

  • Skilled in carrying out most of the tasks listed above
  • Prior experience in a management accounting / group accounting role
  • Ideally you will be a Qualified Accountant but applications will be open for those who have demonstrable experience but do not have an accounting qualification
  • Strong analytical & MS Excel skills
  • Ideally knowledge of ERP systems
  • Good practical knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS102 (essential)
  • Good planning & organisational skills with the ability to operate independently
  • Able to discuss & present issues in a confident & professional manner
  • Good understanding of financial controls

At Three Bridges Recruitment, two of our values are "striving for brilliance" & "relatability". We want every applicant to receive an excellent experience & ensure that this role is right for you. Should this role be of interest please apply with your most up to date CV or contact us for a confidential discussion.

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  • Job Reference: 702713125-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Three Bridges Recruitment LTD
    Three Bridges Recruitment LTD
  • Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent