Cleckheaton Permanent Full Time

Overall Job Role

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Senior Management Accountant’s role is to ensure accuracy and consistency throughout the management and financial accounts for the KeyedIn UK and US entities.

Month end accounting entries and financial statement reconciliations are performed with a high level of accuracy, transparency and attention to detail. Quality control checks are to be monitored as month end tasks are performed to ensure tasks are efficiently processed with a “right first time approach”. To be performed in line with strict working day deadlines as set out in the month end tracker. To ensure any variances are actively investigated and resolved within the month end deadlines.

The Senior Management Accountant will be responsible for reviewing, adjusting and reporting monthly variances to budget at a regional level and department level. This will be performed through in depth Income Statement and Balance Sheet/SoFP analysis on a monthly basis. The Senior Management Accountant will investigate any queries through accounts analysis submitted to the FC for month end review.

Responsibilities will also include oversight and sign off of purchase ledger transactions via the Junior Finance Assistant and Administrative Assistant.

The Senior Management Accountant will hold all responsibility for the accurate and timely raising of contracts and their associated Sales Invoices for all territories. Ensuring that all revenues are accounted for and recognized correctly in the appropriate periods in line with applicable GAAP, for the contract duration. This is a key part of the role and needs to be executed diligently to ensure the business valuation is accurate. This will also include the system detail management of a set of customer’s accounts at 40k ARR or more – such as updated details, address, contacts and contract amendments.

The Senior Management Accountant will be responsible for all queries for Tier 1 customers and will be expected to check the associated mailboxes on a daily basis in order to service their requirements and in line with the company values of providing a best in class service to customers.

The Senior Management Accountant will be responsible for accurate cashflow forecasting – specifically concerning the revenue and any adjustments for expected aged debt in line with reviews held with the Financial Controller.

The Senior Management Accountant will be relied upon for assistance on all audits on an ongoing basis and any processes and controls that are required for testing – to a high standard. Including but not limited to compiling supporting records that are requested. Preparation of external returns such a VAT, P11’D’s and any other required external filings.

The role of a Senior Management Accountant is to provide a professional and efficient service to the finance function, monitoring the general ledgers through detailed knowledge, at all times and providing accurate financial information to the Finance Controller as needed and support of the Junior Finance Assistant’s duties and responsibilities. Setting an example to the wider team of a successful and efficient accountant through knowledge, understanding and application to the role and commitment to the success of the business.

Therefore providing an indispensable service to the finance team, underpinning the wider financial stability of the business through robust processes, system entry and accounting controls.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties of the Senior Management Accountant can include any or all of the following:

1. Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations

2. Monthly Income statement analysis

3. Control of financial accounting entries to a high level of accuracy

4. High level customer service to Tier 1 accounts

5. Monitoring and maintain communication via the Mailboxes

6. Maintaining strong relationships with internal/external stakeholders

7. Supporting evidence provisions for Global and local Audits

8. Cashflow forecasting – ensuring a commercial awareness is applied.

9. Set the tone of excellence and lead with a “Right First Time attitude” as an example to the Junior colleagues.

10. Proactively look for efficiencies in process and policies.

These duties and responsibilities are indicative and not exhaustive. We may make adjustments from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the organisation. We may require you to carry out reasonable alternatives within the character of your post. We expect you to adopt a flexible approach to your role but will consult you about significant changes.


  • CIMA/Professional Management qualification is essential.


  • Knowledge/Experience of accounting principles applied though month end financial statements entries.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP is (desirable).


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptability for changing priorities during the working routine.
  • Solid team working skills
  • Experience in creating/using Excel to speed up processes and eliminate risk to month end tasks.
  • Experience of using software packages such as SAGE/SaaS Optics.
  • Demonstrable experience of bookkeeping to a high end user standard.
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Curiosity to know and understand the company’s transactions
  • Experience using Intacct finance system (desirable).
  • Self-disciplined and efficient, with a flexible and proactive nature (desirable).


  • Experience of working for a SaaS business.
  • Management accounting delivered to a high standard of detail.
  • Revenue recognition for complex contracts.
  • Working with multi-currency.
  • Working for a small business

Hours per week
Pension (after 3 months), Life Insurance (after 3 months), Private Medical Scheme (after 6 months), 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Corporate Bonus