Management Accountant

Sector:Real Estate
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£38,000 per annum
Job ref:39354
Post Date:21. 03. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a leading real estate firm specialising in property development, investment, and management. As they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a talented Management Accountant to join their finance team.

As a Management Accountant, you will be responsible for producing monthly Management Accounts, leading Payroll functions, and ensuring accurate balance sheet reconciliations. This role offers an opportunity to play a pivotal part in the finance team's success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance & review of the sales ledger, raising of invoices and recording of income, chasing any receipts due.
  • Maintenance & review of the purchase ledger, reconciling of supplier statements.
  • Weekly bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Completion of accruals and prepayment journals.
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register and posting of depreciation, additions, and disposals.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and liaising with managers on any queries.
  • Responding to queries from managers and providing financial information as required.
  • Provide support & holiday cover to the other assistant accountants & accounts assistant as required (to meet deadlines/priorities).
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns.
  • Preparation of CIS returns.
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts inc. supporting papers and assist in resolving queries from external accountants.
  • Production of weekly income report.
  • Processing of payroll and subsequent journals and recharges.
  • Other finance and administrative tasks as required.
  • Reconciliation of intercompany balances.


  • AAT Level 3 or 4 Qualified
  • At least 3 years’ experience working as part of a finance team
  • At least 1 years’ experience of sales and purchase ledger, bank & control account reconciliation and of processing payroll
  • Understanding of how VAT works and the different rates of VAT
  • Provision of management accounting information
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to process financial information quickly & accurately
  • Use of the Microsoft Office application particularly excel and outlook
  • Good communicator both externally & internally
  • Ability to manage your own time and prioritise your work
  • Proactive approach to problem solving

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