• Management Accountant

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2018 9:40 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.

    • Responsible for producing Management Accounts for 3 business units by working day 5.
    • Producing monthly re-forecasts and annual budgets.
    • Month-end Balance Sheet reconciliations.
    • Prepare monthly variance analysis to forecast and budget for board papers.
    • Prepare a detailed Flash report for specific business units 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.
    • Build relationships with MDs and department heads so that there is a solid understanding of the business.
    • Maintaining and managing the ledgers of the businesses within the accounting software.
    • To work as a team to ensure the timetable is met and the regular reports are distributed to the relevant management.
    • Ensure that group accounting policy and procedures are adhered to.
    • Ad-hoc tasks as required.

    Skills and Experience Required


    • CIMA / ACCA part qualified/ finalist.
    • Strong Management Accounting experience with a proactive approach.
    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Management Accounts department.
    • Knowledge of Sun Accounting Software – Including Q&A Excel & Executive would be an advantage, but not essential.
    • Advanced excel (e.g. pivot tables/vlookups).
    • Experience of working in foreign currencies.
    • Ability to work with others to achieve team goals.
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workloads accordingly.
    • Attention to detail.
    • 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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