Senior Management Accountant | Altum Consulting

Senior Management Accountant

location: Twickenham, London

practice area: charity-and-public-sector

job type: permanent

salary: £50,000 - £54,000 per annum 19% pension, 29 days annual leave

сonsultant: Imogen Brown

date posted: 21/03/2024

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Senior Management Accountant | £50-54k | Achieving for Children | Perm | 1-2 days in Twickenham office

Altum are pleased to be working with Achieving for Children to recruit their Senior Management Accountant role. This is an exciting role which will lead the management accounting function in this geographical area, managing a small team and reviewing existing processes. This role will be specifically working with SEN and Children with Disabilities and therefore working with Dedicated and Non-Dedicated Schools Grants, therefore prior experience in this will be important.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce accurate and timely management accounts for multiple areas of the business, delivering management information that is fit for purpose to drive forward financial performance.
  • Produce budgets for various departments, ensuring accuracy across these
  • Manage 2-3 team members to coordinate the month-end process within the organisation and review all reconciliations
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders, providing relevant information regarding budget or funding levels, monitoring and managing the budgeting cycle
  • Be the financial expert across Special Educational Needs and Children with Disabilities (DSG & Non-DSG)
  • Work as a business partner across the organisation to talk through relevant budget and forecasting
  • Supporting senior members of the finance team to deliver ad hoc projects

Person Specification

  • Ideally be a fully or part-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA)
  • Ideally have xperience in Special Educational Needs and Children with Disabilities (Dedicated Schools Grants and Non DSG)
  • Ideally have previous work experience in education, public sector, or local government.
  • Experience of managing a small team ideally in a management accounting function
  • Experience of financial modelling
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Employer\'s pension contribution of 19.9%
  • 29 days annual leave excluding bank holidays which can go up to 35 days after 4 years of service.
  • Flexible/hybrid working policy

In short, this is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and high-calibre team and help ensure the well-being of children. Interviews will be happening on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to apply now (they can wait for a longer notice period however). Please apply now!

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