Management Accountant

Tugela People
12th January 2021
Virtual, United Kingdom
Job Type



Tugela People is a leading HR system consulting and services business operating globally from our head office based in Milton Keynes.

We help global mid-sized businesses in the commercial and public sector to refine and automate HR processes through cloud-based technology.  Our highly experienced team of HR consultants offer a professional and responsive service tailored to our customer’s specific requirements to deliver customer success.



The purpose of the role is to provide the management team with key information required to ensure continued growth and productivity as well as being responsible for the companies accounting practices.

The position is ideally suited to those with not only a strong accounting background, but with experience in business planning, forecasting, budgeting and reporting.  The opportunity exists for someone who wants to work for a small dynamic business, that offers a flexible working environment; and who are serious about scaling up, advising and implement growth strategies, standing by our side through every stage.


Main responsibilities:

  • Preparing financial statements including P&L, Balance Sheet, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Preparation of monthly management reports and quarterly shareholder packs
  • Acting as business partner to senior management
  • Reviewing processes and practices and improve where necessary to ensure efficient financial operations
  • Production of relevant and detailed commercial analysis e.g. gross margins and pricing
  • Company / Functional Department reporting, including project costing and product/customer profitability
  • Manage month end close processes
  • Prepare statutory and management accounts
  • Journal entries and monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Management of AR / AP
  • All aspects of compliance with HMRC including VAT returns, CIS returns etc
  • Contribute to the company’s Business Plan including annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting
  • Any other projects or ad hoc tasks as required
  • Managing 3rd party payroll provider (Moorepay)
  • Review and negotiate annual insurance contracts
  • Review and monitor client agreements
  • Support activity around financing and grants
  • Asset Control
  • Manage EMI scheme


Required knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent management skills
  • Strong accountancy knowledge and experience
  • Qualified or part-qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA/AAT, with experience of preparing monthly Management Accounts
  • Service/Consultancy Industry experience
  • Business process knowledge and experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • The ability to be a positive member of the team & contribute to the success of the business
  • Be analytical and know how to work with analytical tools such as MS excel & PowerBI
  • Strong Communications skills
  • Have excellent organisation skills
  • Knowledge of payroll would be of benefit (not essential)
  • Knowledge of Xero would also be a benefit


What you will receive in return

  • Pension
  • 22 Days Holiday (pro-rate)
  • 1 day for your Birthday
  • Flexible working options (location & schedule)
  • Benefits plan
  • Working with a variety of international clients
  • Interesting and challenging environment
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • EMI Share scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress code
  • Feel valued as part of a small team with growth plans which will include you!
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