Management Accountant

£41000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: £41,000 – £45,000 per annum

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

We are working with a reputable Multi Academy Trust (MAT) committed to providing high-quality education and support services to their network of schools across London. As part of their continued growth and dedication to financial excellence, we are seeking a skilled Management Accountant to join their dynamic team.

Role Overview: As a Management Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the finance function, ensuring accurate financial reporting and providing strategic insights to aid decision-making processes. You will work closely with senior leadership, budget holders, and external stakeholders to maintain robust financial controls and drive financial performance across the academies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly management accounts, including variance analysis and commentary.
  • Support budget setting, forecasting, and monitoring processes across the MAT.
  • Assist in the production of statutory accounts and liaise with auditors during the annual audit process.
  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations to senior management to aid strategic decision-making.
  • Maintain financial systems and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practice.
  • Work collaboratively with budget holders to monitor expenditure, identify cost-saving opportunities, and mitigate financial risks.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Qualified or part-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with relevant experience in management accounting.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and communicate findings effectively.
  • Experience of working within the education sector or a Multi Academy Trust.
  • Proficiency in using financial management systems and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Highly organized with a proactive approach to problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Commitment to upholding financial regulations and promoting financial best practice.


  • Competitive salary range of £41,000 – £45,000 per annum.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression within a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement and other employee benefits.

How to Apply: If you are a motivated and experienced Management Accountant looking for a rewarding opportunity please apply with a copy of your CV below. Interviews will be held as soon as possible.

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