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Date Added: Wed 15/09/2021

Management Accountant

Exeter, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Ref: 8035


Our client is looking to recruit an ambitious and motivated management accountant on a full-time, permanent basis. Based in a beautiful location in the South West, your duties within this role will include assisting with budgets, preparing financial forecasts and weekly KPI reporting. A prerequisite of the role is the possession of an accountancy qualification such as an ACCA / CIMA / CA, as well as three years subsequent experience post-qualification.


  • Assisting with the creation of the monthly Management reporting pack.
  • Engaging in Profit and Loss, Cashflow and Balance Sheet administration.
  • Conducting Actual vs Budget Variance analysis.
  • Analysing the financial performance of different company divisions.
  • Ensuring that regulatory and taxation reporting deadlines are respected and met.
  • Using IT to improve the reporting function in newly installed systems.
  • Collaborating and engaging with non-finance personnel to collectively improve performance.


  • A full accountancy qualification (ACCA / CIMA / CA) with at least 3 years experience following achievement of the qualification.
  • Sound and demonstrable experience of being able to produce accurate management accounts.
  • An eager-to-learn, pro-active approach towards work, and an ability to meet deadlines with ease.
  • Strong communication skills, and an ability to engage effectively with non-financial staff members.
  • Sound use of IT (particularly MS Office) and strong financial systems experience.
  • An awareness of current financial reporting standards.
  • Previous experience in the construction, engineering, or manufacturing sectors (desirable).

The successful candidate will thrive in a team-based environment, and will be willing to work hard with minimal supervision.

Recruitment Consultant: Joanne Howell

Closing Date: All suitable candidates will be submitted as soon as received; our client reserves the right to appoint before the closing date. Please note that due to the volume of applications, if you haven’t received a response within 5 days of applying, then unfortunately on this occasion you won’t have been successful.

Disclaimer: Cathedral Appointments Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept our Privacy Policy which can be found on our website. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we will hold your details on our database and may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please let Cathedral Appointments know.

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