Group Management Accountant

Management Accountant - Greater Manchester, North West

Ref: 376Wednesday 1 February 2023

up to £50K, DB Pension, 30 Days holiday + Christmas shutdown & bank holidays, Hybrid & flexible working and more

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This large Education provider based in Manchester is looking for a Qualified Accountant with consolidated management accounts experience and strong budgeting & forecasting skills to join their team as the Group Management Accountant. With flexible working patterns alongside a good hybrid to office work-life balance, and superb pension and holidays, this is a great role for an experienced, rounded strategic finance professional.


Supporting the CFO, Group FD, and the Senior Management Team with essential financial information for budgeting, short, medium, and long-term planning, and strategic decision making.

Key responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate monthly reporting and the consolidation and reporting of group numbers & performance
  • Consolidation of group numbers for budgets, forecasts, and strategic plans  to deliver integrated financial plans (P&L, B/S & Cashflow)
  • Co-ordinate and control the budgeting process including the production of the annual budget 
  • Business Partner the Senior Management Team enabling the budget holders to deliver services within budget and on time
  • Providing analytical review and insight to support strategic decision-making
  • Create and maintain business case and cashflow projections for strategic projects and initiatives
  • Development of planning & forecasting tools 


  • You will be a fully qualified accountant with rounded experience of consolidated management accounts, budgeting and forecasting
  • Having a wider business mind and perspective, understanding not just the P&L but where the B/S fits in alongside the broader picture
  • A self-starter with great stakeholder management experience and a natural way of communicating finance at all levels across both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Advanced Excel


  • Salary c£50K for a 37 hour week
  • 30 Days holiday plus a non-contractual Christmas shut down
  • Hybrid & flexible working
  • Superb Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts on health care plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts & offers with well-known retailers

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