Management Accountant in Paragon Skills 2022 at Bournemouth,England,UnitedKingdom

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This Job Listing is about Paragon Skills in Bournemouth,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

About the job

Salary: £38,000 – £40,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Hybrid, with a minimum of 1 day in the Bournemouth Office, 4 days working from home. We offer flexibility in this regard but there may be a requirement to attend the office on certain days for operational reasons.

Hours: 36.5 hours a week

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and effective Management Accountant to join our Finance team.

This role is about supporting the Financial Controller in the preparation and issue of the monthly management accounts and board pack and providing support to the rest of the team when required.

You’ll prepare accurate monthly management accounts and reports in a timely manner to meet monthly reporting timetable deadlines. This includes month end journals, balance sheet reconciliations and revenue reporting generated from the analysis of funding reports issued by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (“ESFA”). Analysis and investigation of variances to budget, forecasts and trends including detailed cost analysis is required.

The role will prepare the quarterly VAT Return including partial recovery calculations. It also assists with the annual audit and preparation of the statutory accounts, supports the annual budgeting process and rolling forecasts and aids the development of Finance systems.

This role is line manager to the Payroll Officer and reviews and supports reconciliation of the payroll prior to submission for authorisation.

We’re looking for an individual who is experienced in the production of management accounts, has advanced Excel skills, and has knowledge of payroll.


· Qualified accountant CIMA, ACA, ACCA (finalists will be considered)

· Strong IT skills with advanced MS Excel skills, confident in manipulating existing spreadsheets & creating new reports

· Experience of accounting systems, with knowledge of MS Dynamics Great Plains

· Experience in the production of management accounts

· Experience of working within a finance team and managing colleagues

· Excellent communication skills, both written & oral with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders

· A strong work ethic, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

What’s in it for you?

Paragon Skills is an inclusive, welcoming and supportive place to work with a fantastic culture which supports your own learning and development and career growth. In addition to this, we are proud to offer Paragon Choices, our suite of optional and core benefits including life assurance and income protection. We also have the following benefits available for all colleagues:

  • 31 days annual leave, including bank holidays and a Christmas closure, increasing with length of service and a holiday purchase scheme
  • Perkbox – a suite of lifestyle benefits and wellness tools
  • Recognition and long service awards to celebrate our colleagues’ commitment to Paragon Skills
  • Colleague referral bonus payments
  • Three days paid volunteering leave and corporate conscience initiatives

Company: Paragon Skills
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bournemouth,England,UnitedKingdom
Application Deadline: N/A

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