• Management Accountant

    Job Locations UK-Sutton Coldfield
    Posted Date 1 month ago(16/3/2018 12:24 PM)
    # 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

    This role is maternity cover and is on a 1 year fixed-term contract. Although short-term, this role will provide a wealth of experience in management accounts.



    • To be responsible for producing management accounts by day 5 (minimum of 3 entities).
    • Assisting with monthly re-forecasts and annual budgets for the Compliance Division.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Daily involvement in purchase and sales invoice verification.
    • Quarterly GST returns Singapore.
    • Ad hoc tasks as required by the business.

    Skills and Experience Required


    • Qualified or part-qualified Accountant
    • Strong Management Accounting experience and a proactive hands on approach
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management accounts department.
    • Knowledge of Sun Accounting Software – including Q&A Excel & Executive
    • Advanced excel required.
    • 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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