Management Accountant

1 week ago(9/1/2018 9:49 AM)
# of Openings
Wilmington plc

Company Outline




Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding company with a common aim – turning knowledge into advantage. We provide information and training to professional business markets within the Risk & Compliance, Finance, Legal and Insight sectors. We enable professionals and their organisations to enhance performance by providing high quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. Our services are underpinned by our core values of enhancing, enabling, collaborating and innovating.

Main Purpose of Role

Responsible for accurate and timely financial information (monthly management accounts, forecasts and reconciliations) and providing key support to the Financial Controller.

  • To be responsible for producing management accounts by day 5 (minimum of 3).
  • Producing monthly re-forecasts and annual budgets of specific Legal Divisions (minimum of 3)
  • Month-end Balance Sheet reconciliation’s
  • Prepare and explain any key variances in the monthly accounts, forecasts and budgets, comparing to latest forecast, budget and prior years when preparing the report for the board.
  • Prepare a detailed flash P&L for specific divisions on the last day of the month, highlighting and explaining key variances. This will involve liaising with all departments to collect relevant information.
  • Produce Key Performance Indicators for the business
  • Build relationships with MD’s and department heads so that there is a solid understanding of the business
  • Uploading Actuals and Budgets into the relevant Ledgers in Sun & amending Q&A Reports accordingly
  • Improving the systems surrounding all aspects of the Month End Process, Budgets and Forecasts.
  • To work as a team to ensure the timetable is met and the regular reports are distributed to the relevant management.
  • Ensure process and procedures are in line with Group policy and are consistent, supportable and facilitate auditable reporting.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required by the business.

Skills and Experience Required

  •  Strong Management Accounting experience with a proactive hands on approach, and keen to study/continue studies.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management accounts department.
  • Knowledge of Sun Accounting Software – including Q&A Excel & Executive
  • Advanced excel (e.g. pivot tables/vlookups)
  • Ability to work with others to achieve team goals.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workloads accordingly.
  • Attention to detail – accurate accounts are essential for decision making.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels




We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies

“We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”





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