Management Accountant

Term: Permanent
Experience level: Intermediate
Department: Finance

Location: Jersey

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Purpose of the job

To support our Finance Manager in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Finance team and assisting with issues related, but not limited to, accounts payable, ledgers and postings, reconciliations, systems and the general management of the team.

Main responsibilities

  • Conducting ledger reviews
  • Completion of statutory and any regulatory returns (including GST, VAT and tax)
  • Preparation of management accounts, management information and other internal reporting and analysis for key stakeholders and fee earners
  • Uploading and reconciliation of bank statements to the practice management system.
  • Dealing and assisting with a range of tasks/enquiries from the Finance helpdesk.
  • Enter electronic payments for authorisation on our online banking portals.
  • Posting and maintaining of records in our main practice management system.
  • Assist Bedell Cristin staff with billing runs, including raising invoices and proformas
  • Running WIP and debtor reports and any other breakdowns for staff as necessary
  • Posting of corporate credit card transactions and reconciliation to statements and receipts
  • Mentoring and training more junior members of the team
  • Provide absence cover for other members of the Finance Team
  • Ad hoc project work as required to support the department/group
  • Maintaining and updating procedures


A full professional accountancy qualification, or studying towards one.


  • A minimum of two years' experience in a similar role, ideally within a professional services firm
  • Good understanding of MS Office (particularly Word, Excel and Outlook).


We would like you to have:

  • Be responsible, disciplined, and have a methodical approach to tasks.
  • An analytical mind with the ability to problem solve.
  • Demonstrate an exceptional eye for detail.
  • Show initiative and common sense.
  • Have the ability to manage time effectively and prioritise and organise tasks.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Energy and enthusiasm and a proactive, solution driven attitude to problems
  • Have a positive, enthusiastic and flexible approach.
  • An advanced user of Excel and proficient in other MS office products  

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Adherence to all policies, procedures and regulations including those around anti-money laundering and terrorist financing
  • A willingness continually to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An understanding of, and adherence to, our core behaviours
  • Flexibility, as occasionally you may be asked to work beyond your contracted hours to support urgent transactional work
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