Group Management Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Chester
  • £45000 - £55,000

My client a small privately owned group of companies is currently looking to appoint a Group Management Accountant on a permanent basis

Reporting to the Operations Director the role will be responsible for the efficiency and accuracy of financial procedures and reporting throughout the Company and for the preparation of the annual budgets.  It is a key position within the company to support with strategic growth opportunities and the postholder will also manage and mentor a small team.


  • Prepares the annual Group budget for presentation to the approval of the Board.
  • Prepares the Annual Capital Expenditure program for the approval of the Board.
  • Prepares all major capital expenditure cases for the approval of the Board, monitors the progress of approved cases, and the internal rate of return.
  • Directs the work of all financial staff and oversees the annual budget and reporting performance.
  • Continually develops and updates all financial procedures for the Company in line with best practice.
  • Develops and manages the daily, weekly and monthly management reporting processes.
  • Identifies and analyses cost and revenue variances from budget for discussion with the Operations Director.
  • Identifies opportunities for revenue growth/cost saving in conjunction with the Senior Management and Finance teams.
  • Works with the Operations Director on all substantial Group procurement and Utilities contracts.
  • Liaises with the Company Accountants/Auditors throughout the year and specifically on all Group balance sheet structure matters and in the preparation of the year end accounts.
  • Responsible for the preparation of Company VAT, Paye/Nic and Pension returns.
  • Manages the Company’s Banking and Cash Management and acts as an ‘A’ signatory on Group payments.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of the Company payroll and the relationship with the payroll outsourcer.
  • Monitors the environment for changes to the law and regulation affecting the Group and working closely with the external Legal support.
  • Responds to all requests for national and statutory statistical data
  • Attends Group Board meetings and provides minutes support

Personal Profile

  • CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • A strategic mind
  • Good management and communication skills
  • Strong IT skills


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Flora Hamilton

Flora Hamilton is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Flora if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07855 848557

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