• Full Time
  • Evesham
  • Salary: £28-33k

Website redwoodsearch2 Redwood Search Recruitment Agency Evesham

Management Accountant

£28k – £33k



We are working with a client who is currently looking to recruit a Management Accountant to join their team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a successful business that has plans to grow and develop. 

The role:

  • Update the ledgers for completion of the monthly management accounts within 5 working days of month-end
  • Monitor stock levels, usage and orders to ensure we do not run out of any item, whilst maintaining overall stock level below 90 days’ sales
  • Receipt stock onto the system with 1 working day of arrival
  • Prepare all UK and foreign purchase ledger payments by due date
  • Prepare VAT returns timeously
  • Manage supplier payments to be in line with debtor days outstanding


  • Post daily receipts and payments into (and out of) bank account.
  • Maintain Debtors list for Credit Controller
  • Maintaining and reconciling foreign currency accounts
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Resolving customer and supplier invoice queries, POD requests.
  • Dealing with any queries from Credit Controller arising from matching supplier invoices with PO’s and sales orders
  • Checking and posting all transport, storage and overhead invoices
  • Creditors – resolving queries, preparing invoices for payment, posting to SAGE and bank
  • Running quarterly VAT returns
  • Monthly prepayment and depreciation journal entry
  • Monitor stock usage and costing stock value into store
  • Supervise activities of credit controller
  • Finalize complaints – credit notes etc
  • Petty cash management
  • Manage flow of work from sales to invoicing
  • Complete computer backups
  • Arranging maintenance of all office hardware and software
  • Maintain SAGE – new customers/creditors/products/users
  • Calculate and maintain excise duty on SAGE
  • Preparation of material for monthly management accounts (profit and loss, gross margin analysis, balance sheet)
  • Explanation of variances from forecast for all gross margin and overhead categories
  • Reconciliation of nominal ledger control accounts
  • Costing and profit estimates on imported products
  • Vetting and approving new customer accounts and monitoring existing accounts. Also co-ordinating with Credit insurers to ensure that adequate cover is in place.
  • Maintaining information on sales team performance to pay quarterly bonus to Account Managers
  • Monthly payroll including annual P11D’s
  • Ongoing improvement in efficiency of systems and data usage in the whole business operation
  • Assist with implementation of new accounting software
  • Assist with preparation of the financial forecasts
  • Support year end audit procedure and the provision of statutory information


  • Experience within a similar role
  • A solid understanding of accounting principles, statutory legislation and regulations
  • Relevant accountancy qualification
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong systems skills, Sage & Excel
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise and multitask whilst retaining accuracy and attention to detail

For a confidential chat about the role and what you can expect to gain from this opportunity please contact Karen at Redwood Search Recruitment Agency Evesham for more information.

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