Management Accountant – Manchester Practice

Champion’s wide range of clients enables our team members to work with an interesting mix of businesses from many different industries.

We have a new opening for a Management Accountant to work within our Management Accounts Team to provide support and financial services to our client base.

Candidate must be able to:

  • Produce financial statements including P&L account, balance sheet, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Produce month end and year end journals (inc. accruals/prepayments/deferred income/depreciation/wages/Intercompany transactions)
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet items
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly management accounts
  • Review and assess monthly expenditure, assets and liabilities
  • Prepare and process VAT returns
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations, and communicate with HMRC when required.
  • Produce cash flow forecasts
  • Advise and support clients with business related decisions, based on the financial information produced
  • Assist clients in improving their internal accounts function.

Ideal candidate background:

  • Highly competent, with solid commercial awareness and several years’ experience within general practice or industry
  • Extremely motivated and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Currently working through their ACCA, ACA exams or equivalent (or Qualified By Experience)
  • A strong understanding of Xero, Sage & QuickBooks is preferable
  • Also an interest/understanding in related software products such as Dext, Fathom, Chaser, etc.
  • Experience of producing accounts for a wide range of industries
  • Be able to use own initiative and be an “outside the box” thinker
  • Be able to work to monthly and quarterly deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial
  • Committed and experienced


  • 35 hours per week on a 4 day working week schedule
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive annual salary dependant on experience
  • Annual salary review in January
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme – 4% contribution by Champion
  • Life assurance cover and Income Protection
  • Varied work within a supportive, friendly team

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