Management Accountant

Job Details
  • 4271
  • Twycross Zoo
  • Atherstone (Warwickshire)
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • £34,000 + healthcare and life insurance.

Qualified Management Accountant (fully qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA)

Permanent contract with an immediate start available

Despite the significant challenges that the pandemic has thrown at Twycross Zoo, we are as determined as ever to evolve and progress with our ambitious plans.

If you are an experienced Management Accountant who is fully qualified and looking for a challenging yet rewarding role where you can make a real difference and help propel our organisation forward, we want to hear from you.

What will this role of Management Accountant entail?

Working closely with our Head of Finance, as the Management Accountant you will produce regular and timely reports to ensure that the Management Team have the information needed to run the Zoo profitably and efficiently.

You’ll produce monthly management accounts and reliable income figures for all trading activities of the Zoo. Using your excellent attention to detail, you’ll regularly analyse all income streams and under the guidance of the Head of Finance, work with Department Heads and Directors to produce the annual budget.

Your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Producing detailed budgets with reports to highlight areas for improvement
  • Driving the understanding of key commercial impacts for the organisation through profit centre reporting
  • Meeting with budget holders monthly to discuss budgets, performance and forecasts
  • Working on capital investment proposals and the on-going capital projects
  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register, and preparing VAT returns
  • Producing the monthly management accounts timetable and month end close, and monitoring deadlines
  • Overseeing payroll processes alongside the Head of Finance, including the administration of the pension schemes
  • Providing line management to other members of the finance team

Requirements for this Management Accountant vacancy

  • Be fully qualified ACA, ACCA, or CIMA
  • Proven experience as a Management Accountant, ideally gained within a charitable organisation
  • Proven experience of budget process / development
  • IT literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, ideally Sage 200
  • A passion for delivering excellence both in reporting and in general duties
  • Superb problem-solving skills
  • A good team player, with the ability to work with a variety of departments
  • Flexibility towards working hours and duties

The Package

Staff engagement is at the very core of what we do. We are committed to the fundamental approach of equal opportunities in employment.

As the Management Accountant, you’ll receive a salary of £34,000 per annum, plus 31 days holiday per annum, healthcare and life insurance.

You will be employed on a permanent contract, working from our offices in Atherstone, Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm. Flexibility will be required to meet business needs.

All applications for this Qualified Management Accountant vacancy are to be submitted online.

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