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Management Accountant

Posted 08/01/2024

£48400 - £49400 per annum + public sector holiday



Public Sector

Job Description

The main job purpose:

Responsibility for:

  • Computerised financial systems
  • Setting the annual rates
  • Management of incomes, banking and payment
  • Budgetary control and management information
  • Payroll accounting

The Role will consist of:

  • Rates estimation: Coordination and planning of revenue and capital estimates to enable spending plan agreement, providing relevant expenditure and income reports
  • Provide accurate management accounts
  • Manage and develop the accounting systems
  • Implement modules to enhance financial software
  • Overall responsibility for operation of transaction and reconciliation function
  • Assist with year-end production of accounts
  • Work with internal and external auditors as required
  • Providing clear leadership to staff
  • Ensure management practise/structure supports team working, improvement and innovation

The Person

As the successful candidate you will have the following background and experience:


  • Hold a professional qualification from a recognised accounting body CCAB, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, ACA ICAI ETC) + 3 years finance management experience OR have at least 5 years experience in the below:
  • Successful team management and development
  • Successful lead on budget setting process
  • Provision of accurate management information to managers for decision making purposes
  • Experience managing financial controls
  • Understanding of the workings of the public sector/legislative frameworks

To speak in confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Meghan Hamilton, Specialist Recruitment Consultant on 02896935508 or on email at

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. MCS Group is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

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