Management Accountant

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Working hours: 9am until 5:30pm

Competitive salary

Citation is one of the UK’s biggest providers of Health & Safety, HR, Employment Law and ISO services to businesses. We are one of the top 100 companies in the UK to work for with an industry-leading client retention rate and thousands of very happy customers. (Our 5* Trustpilot and Glassdoor reviews speak for themselves!)

Our finance team are looking for a part qualified (CIMA) Management Accountant to join our growing team. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for:


Monthly Reporting

  • Ownership of month end procedures including accruals, prepayments and inter-company transactions;
  • Management of the fixed asset register;
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow;
  • Assist with the production of monthly board packs for internal management, PE investors and banks including completing accurate and insightful commentary; and
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet and control accounts.


Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Involvement in the preparation of forecasts and budgets for the Citation business;
  • Regular tracking of performance versus budget including monthly cost centre meetings with budget owners from around the business to track performance / spend against budget; and
  • Production of short term cashflow forecasts.



  • Support the Finance Manager with the annual audit process, providing requested information in a timely manner;
  • Help develop and monitor robust internal controls; and
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and contribute towards a culture of continuous improvement.


What are we looking for?

  • A CIMA part qualified accountant
  • Strong excel skills with experience of manipulating data using vlookups, sumifs and pivot tables;
  • Ability to recognise issues, problem solve and identify solutions;
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment


What we can offer you:

Working for Citation you will have access to 25 days holiday, plus your birthday off work, gym membership discount, healthcare, childcare vouchers, the opportunity to purchase up to 10 days annual leave, pension contributions and more.


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