Management Accountant

Salary: Up to £45k pa depending on experience

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

Location: Meridian Way, Norwich with weekly travel to our 2 Norfolk holiday parks

Reports to: Financial Controller

We are seeking an Excel wizard to join our friendly finance team as a Management Accountant. 

Why we need you…

As the Management Accountant you will be responsible for the production of accurate and timely management accounts, weekly financial reporting, forecasting and preparation of other financial information.  You will be organised, with a proactive approach, strong communication skills and the ability to carry out tasks with a high degree of accuracy. 

What you’ll do…

    • Finance business partnering of allocated departments to ensure that department managers are aware of their budget position and the commercial impact of their decision making.  
    • Full preparation and analysis of the monthly management accounts and supporting schedules 
    • Working with FC and business budget holders prepare budgets and quarterly forecasts  
    • Assist with audit preparation work to allow for timely completion of the annual financial statements 
    • Continually review of accounting practices and processes to ensure efficient and cost-effective operations 
    • Planning and delivery of the internal audit programme 
    • Deliver and supervise the production of full balance sheet packs on a monthly basis and ensure the trial balance reconciles 
    • Production of weekly flash reporting and forward forecasting of income streams. 
    • Completion of VAT returns and partial exemption calculations. 
    • Production of other financial analysis as required. 

This is not an exhaustive list, as we are a small team there will be the opportunity to be involved with other areas to develop and grow in the role. 

What experience you’ll bring…

  • The ideal candidate will have very strong Excel skills, with the ability to extract data from system tables and manipulate into useable information
  • Ideally a part-qualified Accountant (CIMA preferred) or qualified through experience, with strong commercial acumen as well as proven technical ability.

What skills you’ll bring…

  • Excel skills are essential for this role.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to relate financial reporting to commercial decision making.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload to meet fixed deadlines
  • Ability to work with a high attention of detail

How to apply:

We are open to all, and we value the unique skills of everyone. If you’re a suitably qualified applicant we encourage your application whatever your age, disability, gender, gender identity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

With some recruitment stages, where candidates are equally qualified, we will seek to prioritise diversity to help us to increase representation across the company.

Please apply online with your CV and a covering letter telling us why you are interested in the role and what makes you a good fit by 31st May 2024

We will interview suitable candidates as they apply. This means the role may close at short notice and without prior warning. If you need any adjustments or would like to discuss submitting your application in a different format, please contact us at careers@blueskyleisure.co.uk.

Benefits of Working at Kelling Heath

  • Along with working in a unique setting with amongst 300 acres of woodland and rare open heathland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a friendly and supportive environment, we are also proud to be able to offer you a number of key benefits including: Core Benefits 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) Free on-site parking Uniform provided Staff Discounts on Park Free use of the Health & Fitness Club

Our Address…

Kelling Heath
Weybourne
Holt
Norfolk
NR25 7HW