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Management Accountant

Salary: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00 per annum
Working hours: 37.5 per week
Contract type: Full time

Through education, people can transform their lives and reach career goals. learndirect has been empowering individuals to reach the height of their potential for many years, with a forward-thinking digital approach.

As the UK’s leading online learning provider, we have helped millions of learners gain qualifications that have led to exciting careers. Our work is to empower, inspire, and transform lives through flexible education made accessible to all.

From Access to Higher Education Diplomas and GCSEs to animal courses and accredited dental nursing qualifications, we offer education to individuals from all backgrounds and at any stage of their life and career.

Through partnerships with industry-leading providers in multiple sectors, learndirect has helped more than 4.5 million learners get the qualifications they need.

With rapid expansion well underway, you could become a part of the online solution to educational needs.

Job purpose:

To work as part of a growing finance team to assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts. You will work closely with all members of the finance team to ensure the accurate and timely completion of management accounts for multiple subsidiaries.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Assist in the production of management accounts for various subsidiaries within the group
Calculate and post monthly accruals and prepayments
Balance sheet reconciliations
Processing payroll and other journals
Calculating and processing intra group recharges
Intercompany reconciliations
Ad hoc projects as requested by the Group Financial Controller
Preparation of working documents for the year end audit process
Assisting with audit queries

What we are looking for in you:

Management accounts
Financial accounting
Purchase ledger/Sales ledger
Balance sheet reconciliation
Excellent excel skills
Sage 200 experience
ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
An analytical mind willing to challenge and suggest process improvements
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Ability to work as part of a team
Good Communication skills
Good relationship building skills

Why work with us?

Complete a course of your choice after your probation period
Excellent holiday allowance plus bank holidays – to include one extra day’s holiday for your birthday / appreciation day
£50 Amazon thank you Voucher for your birthday
Company pension scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Perkbox Corporate Perks
Refer a friend scheme
Inclusive culture and positive working environment
Staff social events

We are an equal opportunity employer, always looking for the right talent based on merit for every position. learndirect believes passionately in including all employees equally in the learndirect culture and mission. We actively encourage diversity of thought and champion our talented individuals.


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