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We’re Hiring: Management Accountant


Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

We are seeking a highly-skilled Management Accountant with extensive experience in commercial construction and proficiency in Sage 200. The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Management Accountant will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health and success of the company by providing reliable, timely, accurate and meaningful financial information:


  • Preparation of monthly accounts, supporting schedules, and other financial reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with the company’s accounting policies. Provide insightful analysis and recommendations, including variance to budget, prior year, and trends.
  • Collaborating with Project Teams to provide guidance and insights into project performance and financial risks.
  • Cost analysis and cost control measures to optimise project and company profitability.
  • Working with the Head of Finance to ensure that the accounting and project-costing software is used efficiently and effectively across the organisation.
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory reporting requirements such as VAT and CIS returns, PAYE/NIC submissions etc.
  • Provide necessary information to external payroll processor to ensure staff and deductions are paid accurately and on time. Deal with any payroll queries from staff or relevant authorities. Prepare and submit P11Ds.
  • Assist with cashflow management and forecasting.
  • Assist with annual company budgeting and profit forecasting.
  • Assist the Head of Finance with the annual statutory audit.
  • Assist with pricing and costing reviews as required.
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of financial processes and procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting tasks as required by senior management.
  • Provide holiday cover for other members of the finance team as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in management accounting, preferably within the commercial construction industry and within the SME sector.
  • Proficiency in Sage 200 accounting software is essential.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across different teams in the business and wider group whilst maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP and financial regulations.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience of managing payroll.
  • Strong Excel and data manipulation skills.
  • A dynamic, friendly, problem-solving, professional, commercial approach.

Working from our office in Avonmouth, Bristol, this is an exciting opportunity for a talented Management Accountant to join a dynamic construction company with ambitious growth plans.

If you meet the qualifications and experience outlined, we encourage you to apply and become part of our dedicated team. Please send a CV and covering letter to acroxton@stancold.co.uk.