Head of Management Accounts (Ref: JW)

Retail, Sutton Coldfield

  • Overview
  • Skills required
  • What you will recieve
  • Summary


This successful international retail/e-commerce business is looking to appoint a new Head of Management Accounts to strengthen the head-office based UK Management Accounting team. You will take accountability for producing accurate management information and financial reports, developing a team of 4 and will support the sales team with insightful financial analysis to aid and influence operational decision making.


You will also provide consolidated management accounts, manage a team, continually develop and improve reporting to suit the requirements of the business & the senior management team, provide regular commercial recommendations based on your expert analysis and move into more of a Finance Business Partner role as the company grows.


A great opportunity to make a tangible impact on the performance of the business (via effective relationships with budget holders and insightful commercial recommendations based on your analysis of key financial factors).

Skills required

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA) with notable experience within another shared service function
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, management and mentoring qualities, whilst being able to balance demands from other senior members of the business and key stakeholders
  • Have examples of instances in which you have been able to deliver tangible improvements to processes (preferably financial processes in a shared service centre) in order to increase efficiencies
  • Have experience of working at pace in an organised fashion, delivering several objectives / projects to a high quality level to tight deadlines

What you will recieve

  • Work for an evolving and growing business at a time of significant change, giving you a real opportunity to add value, implement changes / improvements and contribute in a strategic way to the future of the business
  • Have the opportunity to develop / evolve your role continuously, using your own initiative to make changes and improvements as and when necessary
  • Receive a market-leading salary and benefits package in a business that can provide tangible career development opportunities
  • Be part of a senior leadership team of an international business and receive excellent support / training to help you be as efficient as possible in your role


An opportunity to not only run and manage a team Junior Management Accountants, but also to play an integral part in its effective set-up, this role provides a unique balance meaning that a wide variety of your skills and experience will be put to good use.

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