Robert Half

Management Accountant

England, Bedfordshire, Bedford
£28000 - £32000 per annum
08 Nov 2017
06 Dec 2017
Sam Somerfield
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Contract Type

Part Qualified Management Accountant Position, Maternity Cover, £28,000 - £30,000, Bedford, Bedfordshire


We are currently seeking a bright, ambitious and switched on Management Accountant to provide maternity cover until March 2019 (roughly 15 months). The role itself is responsible for the preparation of monthly accounts for two entities as well as the consolidation of group accounts. During the placement you will be responsible for preparation of year end accounts and reviewing the statutory accounts alongside managing all basic day to day accounting tasks, from posting invoices, making payments, bank reconciliations and data analysis. Other responsibilities include;
  • Coding and processing purchase and sales invoices
  • Uploading large batches of data to Sage
  • Checking and processing expense claims
  • Raising commission invoices
  • Two payment runs per month - one for commission and one for overheads. Includes both preparing and making payments.
  • Running monthly commission statements and emailing to intermediaries
  • Processing monthly foreign exchange deals (We work in Sterling, Euro, US Dollar, Swiss Franc and Singapore Dollars)
  • Bank, credit card and petty cash posting and reconciliation
  • Monthly cash flow reconciliation of our main bank account
  • Raising monthly dividend vouchers
  • Detailed monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monthly payroll, accrual and prepayment journals
  • Produce, review and analyse monthly management accounts (comprising full profit & loss account and balance sheet for LLP and Limited company, as well as consolidated group accounts)
  • Detailed monthly analysis of all commission income and expenditure
  • Reporting management accounts to CEO and Partners on a quarterly basis
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns under partial exemption rules
  • P11D Submissions
  • Monthly NEST pension reporting (contribution schedules) and keeping up to date with any regulatory changes
  • Companies House submissions for both entities, including confirmation statements
  • Quarterly FCA compliance reporting, which requires estimations for the P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Preparation of year end accounts file for external auditors
  • Audit management and liaison
  • Review and approval of the statutory accounts and tax computation prepared by auditors


The successful candidate is likely to be an ambitious, forward thinking and bright individual who has an excellent understanding of Accounting and Finance processes, they will ideally be AAT qualified and will have started towards studying their ACCA or CIMA. Intermediate Excel and Sage 50 knowledge is preferable and a good practical knowledge of VAT rules and procedures is essential.


Growing Organically over the past 14 years, this financial services company are based in the UK but have a global reach and offices all across the globe. They are a strong believer in the progression and development of their staff and are always striving to find ways to develop, promote and engage their employees. This has lead to a particularly low turnover of staff, with the majority of the team having stayed for over 10 years.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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