Management Accountant

New Role – Management Accountant

ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified or significant QBE

Permanent role – Manchester

Excellent Salary and Benefits


Are you a finance specialist?  Have you hit a glass ceiling where you are, and are looking for the next stage in your career? Perhaps you have been with your current practice a while and feel it’s time for a change?  Look no further. Our client is an exciting disrupter in the legal market. They will help you achieve your goals with all the technology and commercial support that a top 50, Legal 500 law firm can command. The best of both worlds, they are big and small in equal measure, and you will have full autonomy to grow, manage and lead your team to success.  Their employee benefit trust allows you to become a part owner and benefit directly from the success of your team.

Progression is truly a huge part of working with our client. Unlike other companies, you can not only progress within your office, but at a national level as well which gives a huge array of possibilities for your career and salary. We are looking for a management accountant to join our clients growing finance team. If this sounds like something for you, then let’s have a conversation.

Your role would include

  • Prepare Group Management Accounts and Statutory Accounts
  • Streamline and improve reporting processes for the senior management team and stakeholders
  • Prepare and update forecasts, budgets and cash flow models
  • Develop systems, processes and controls to facilitate business growth.
  • Support in P & L reviews including costs reviews, variance analysis and commentary
  • Assist with creating and updating budgets, forecasts and cash flow templates
  • Support the multi-site finance transaction team, review and improve systems controls and processes for best practice
  • Support with system migrations
  • Assist and support with Finance Audit, Corporation Tax returns and ad job requests

Here’s what we need:

  • You will need to be ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified or significant QBE
  • Have proven track record
  • Exceptional Excel and systems skills with the ability to manipulate data efficient
  • The ability to challenge processes and recommend changes

We also have some great benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible remote working environment
  • BUPA healthcare
  • Company pension
  • The Employee Benefit Trust owns 5% of the Group, every employee owns shares in this 5%
  • Growing and developing environment which is truly different to the legal norm

To start the ball rolling, call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk, let’s have a conversation, in confidence at a time to suit you