Management Accountant Job Description

Below is a typical job description for a Management Accountant which we hope you find useful. If you need any assistance with recruiting a Management Accountant in  Lancashire or North Manchester we would love to hear from you.

A Management Accountant plays a vital role in a finance team, analysing and reporting information that can help a business reduce cost and drive profitability.

Job description 

  • Produce monthly management accounts, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the production of the annual budget and periodic forecasting
  • Provide management reporting and analysis to support decision making
  • Calculation, presentation and payment of VAT
  • Manage CAPEX and scenario modelling
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations
  • Carry out continuous reviews of processes and encourage efficiency
  • Detailed cost control and analysis.

Person Specification

Typical qualities of a successful Management Accountant include:

  • Ability to analyse financial information
  • Recommend strategies to improve profitability and business performance
  • Strong communication and IT skills
  • Part or fully qualified CIMA  /ACCA