Management Accountant (Mat Cover 22.5 hours per week)

  • Location
    Ashington, Northumberland
  • Salary
    £ 32000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Management Accountant
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco are delighted to represent their client in a search for a Management Account to cover Maternity Leave, over 22.5 hours per week. Should you be looking for an opportunity, and experience within a similar position - please apply today!

  1. Production of Monthly Management Accounts (Income, Expenditure and Balance Sheet) for defined business areas, ensuring the data used is consistent and accurate

  2. Raise and post journals to the financial ledger including adjustments such as accruals and prepayments

  3. Ensure all month end queries are answered in detail with supporting reconciliations as required

  4. Compiling and producing financial performance reports in line with The Financial Handbook

  5. Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner to support Management Accounts

  6. Maintaining and updating Fixed Asset Records including depreciation/disposals

  7. Prepare and maintain rolling cashflow record and forecast

  8. Prepare and submit VAT Return (including partial exemption calculations) in line with latest legislation

  9. Providing financial analysis and evaluation , including building robust annual budgets and forecasts with budget holders

  10. Provide budget holders with reports, acting as a business partner for defined business areas to ensure accurate budget control is maintained to financial and non-financial decision makers

  11. Authorise bank payments within the financial limits of the business

  12. Support with the annual budget setting process and provide budget holders with reports and assistance as appropriate

  13. Check journals prepared by more junior team members

  14. Oversee the Bursary process from a financial perspective

  15. Assist with delivery of the Internal Assurance Plan at the direction of the Director of Finance and Central Services

  16. Assist with the Year End Accounts preparation and Audit

  17. Support the Finance Director in the personal development of yourself and others by identifying training needs and providing advice, guidance or training

  18. Follow financial and administrative procedures and ensure compliance with the Financial Handbook, and identifying improvements where possible

  19. Deputise for the Finance Director when required


  1. Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

  2. Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all

  3. Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the trust

  4. Appreciate and support the role of other professionals

  5. Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required

  6. Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

  7. Such other responsibilities allocated which are appropriate to the grade of the post

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job description are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Hazel saint