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Management Accountant

  • Full time
  • £35,220 – £39,008
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th March 2024

  • Advertised from 1st March 2024


We are recruiting for the newly created role of Management Accountant to join our Finance team in Glasgow.

Reporting to our Financial Controller/Company Secretary, the Management Accountant will provide technical expertise to fully own the accounting process of our charity. The post holder will also manage our Finance Assistants and Finance Administrator to ensure that sales and purchase ledgers are maintained with proper financial controls, including aged debtors and creditors.

Right There is a charity working to prevent people becoming homeless and separated from their loved ones.

We’re here for children and adults who are living with the effects of poverty, addiction or broken relationships. Walking alongside people at home and in the community, we provide tailored support and form trusting relationships to help people feel happier, safer and more confident to live their lives.

Rooted in communities across Scotland for 200 years, we’re there for people going through tough times. Our work won’t stop until everyone has an equal chance to create a safe and supportive place to call home.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide line management to currently 2 Finance Assistants and 1 Finance Administrator, with the ability to build and develop the team’s efficiencies, processes, and day-to-day controls
  • Lead the development of the finance team to better understand the chart of accounts, income/expenditure throughout the organisation, and how to fully maximise the use of general ledger to provide accurate reporting
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the team, feeding back on performance and highlighting where there are skill gaps
  • Responsible for General Ledger implementation and changes
  • Support the Finance Controller with the annual audit, prepare statutory accounts, and lead the audit field work
  • Support the Finance Controller and Senior Finance Officer with system implementation and changes including general ledger, suppliers, and project coding
  • Work with the Finance Business Partner to aid the budgeting and forecasting process, and budget holder reporting with accurate data and monthly accounts
  • Analyse and report accurate data
  • Prepare monthly accounts
  • Responsible for timeliness of month end processes
  • Review, Correct, and Input Monthly Journals
  • Develop and manage internal recharges, journal mis-postings, corrections, and reallocations
  • Balance sheet, profit and loss, and trial balance reconciliations
  • Reconcile all key balance sheet control accounts
  • Review of accounts payable and receivable ledgers and associated accruals and prepayments

Full details are in the job & person specification on our website.

What we expect from you

Our values make us who we are and define our actions and behaviours every day. We’d expect the post-holder to uphold and represent our organisation in a way that reflects our values and person-centred way of working.

We’re looking for someone with a recognised relevant qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ACA. We’re also looking for you to have technical expertise and pay acute attention to detail within general ledger accounting.

What you can expect from us

We value our staff as our greatest asset and will provide the following working conditions:

  • The post holder will report to the Financial Controller/Company SecretaryYour normal working hours are 35 per week Monday to Friday.
  • Your usual place of work will be 15 Dava Street, Glasgow, G51 2JA. Alternatively, you may also choose to work remotely from your home address where appropriate.
  • Working arrangements must be agreed with your line manager, based on the needs of the service.
  • Annual leave entitlement of 210 hours holiday (equivalent to 6 weeks) pro rata per year in the first year rising to 280 hours (equivalent to 8 weeks) pro rata per year in the second. This includes public holidays
  • All appointments are subject to a minimum of a 12-week probationary period
  • You will be automatically enrolled into the People’s Pension in the month that you will complete 3-months of employment, provided you meet the auto-enrolment criteria

Application notes

Visit our website where you will find the full job & person specification and details of how to apply.

Applications will be considered as they are received so please don’t delay sending in your application.

Thanks and good luck!