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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basildon
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + hybrid plus benefits
Start Date: asap
REF: ABJ231080
Contact Name: Richard Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Are you driven by ambition, entrepreneurial spirit, and a hunger for new opportunities? If you're looking for a place where you can contribute to a cutting-edge business within the construction sector, that brings peace of mind to customers, look no further than this Management Accountant opportunity. They are an innovative and rapidly growing company with a presence in the EU and UK.

The firm thrives on new ideas and take ownership of moving projects forward. We're dedicated to building a sustainable business, where every individual is valued, included, and respected. We believe in teamwork and having fun while working together to achieve our goals.

Located in their office in Basildon, the Management Accountant will report to the Head of Finance. Your role will involve assisting in preparing monthly management accounts for the UK Group companies. This includes contributing to the year-end process, aiding in the preparation of statutory accounts, and providing support to both the international Group Finance team and external audit team. As the Management Accountant you will have the ability to seamlessly step into the Head of Finance's role when needed. You will represent our brand values, which emphasises Customer Focus, Entrepreneurial spirit, and working Together as a team.


  • Act as a deputy for the Head of Finance when necessary and handle additional finance responsibilities.

  • Collaborate closely with the Head of Finance to review and prepare monthly management accounts.

  • Review and reconcile balance sheets.

  • Ensure management accounts adhere to deadlines and established policies and procedures.

  • Manage and plan finance-related projects, including international collaborations.

  • Prepare materials for presentation at senior levels.

  • Maintain the Fixed Asset register.

  • Facilitate the onboarding of new customers into our accounts package.

  • Assist in the preparation of VAT returns.

Who we are looking for:

  • Newly qualified CIMA / ACCA or similar; pass finalists also considered.

  • Proactive problem solver with a can-do attitude.

  • Exceptional organisational skills for managing multiple tasks and timelines.

  • Proficiency in Excel and other MS Office programs; familiarity with SAP, Xero, or other financial software is a plus.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.

  • Team player with effective communication skills.

What's on offer:

  • Annual salary of up to £50k depending on experience

  • Hybrid working

  • Death in service benefits - 4 x annual salary

  • NEST pension scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance after successful completion of probation

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

Interested? Register your interest by applying today or call Richard 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball is a specialist finance and accounting recruitment consultancy covering the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of TEAM and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref - ABJ/231080 - Management Accountant