Management Accountant

Applications close: 30 April 2022 (or sooner)
Location: Hybrid role: UK remote, 30-50% in Nottingham office 
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Start: Immediately / ASAP

Your mission...

(Should you choose to accept it … )

Is to:

  • To assist with, manage and improve finance operations
  • Assist with financial reporting and forecasting 
  • Assist with and prepare statutory reporting
  • Ensure compliance  
  • Work together with your FireMate colleagues 
  • Bring your best every day 
  • Exercise your skills, knowledge and talents 


In this role, you’ll be...

  • Participating in the monthly close on a regular basis with a view to leading it by month three.
  • Collaborating with and educating the operating teams to improve their performance and capability, particularly ensuring information is submitted in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Ensuring accounts are monitored, inventory is appropriately valued, debtors and creditors maintained.
  • Improving transactional processes, maintaining the general ledgers, simplifying the business and deploying information technology.
  • Providing high-quality business performance reporting, insight and constructive challenge to facilitate robust commercial and operational decision making.
  • Completing weekly reconciliation and reporting of cash and sales figures (in line with IFRS 15).
  • Producing month-end reports and forecasts including gross margin analysis and sales analysis.
  • Helping the FD manage working capital and cash-flow performance, support decision-making on investment opportunities, and identify and highlight potential risks to the Company’s financial position.
  • Assisting FD in the consolidation and management of strategic planning, annual budgeting and monthly rolling forecast cycles.
  • Ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place and effective across the company – work with colleagues to simplify and standardise key processes.
  • Assisting with preparation of the 6-month statutory accounts reporting to our FTSE parent company. Including the yearend preparation of corporation tax computations plus the local accounts.
  • Supporting the external audit by providing data requested by them on a timely basis, liaising with other departments and relevant contacts in the organisation.

We’re looking for someone with...

  • Accountancy qualifications (ideally ACA, CIMA/ACCA) with 2-3 years experience, preferably in manufacturing.
  • A commercial background.
  • A hands-on approach to maintain deadlines and assist others in the department.
  • Excellent IT skills (MS office plus accounting software experience).
  • Strong knowledge of bookkeeping.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • A need to get the details right.

We figure you know how to use (or can learn quickly)...

  • M365
  • Xero
  • GoCardless
  • Other IT deployed within the business
  • A Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (just kidding )

We reckon you're...

  • Resourceful
  • Full of ideas (some good, some, well…)
  • A team player
  • Ready, willing and able to learn
  • Organised
  • A good listener
  • Good at speling and a keen aye for dretail
  • Really into dad jokes
  • Newly qualified as an ACA, CIMA/ACCA or CA
  • Looking for a new challenge in a digital services environment;

You like...

  • Coffee, snacks and friendly banter
  • Having your birthday off when it falls on a normal workday fun day
  • Red Converse shoes
  • Sunshine
  • Dry, witty humour

You will become an active member of the FireMate family, providing a personal contribution that ensures we are the best at what we do and the journey we take to get there!

In return for hard work, FireMate offers a generous package, a rewarding career path, and coaching from senior management.

If this sounds like you? We’d love to hear from you. If you think you’re close, but not quite ready, we’d still love to hear from you. Please send us an email and:

  • attach your CV/resumé,
  • tell us your story,
  • and why you want to be a FireMate. 🙂

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Direct applicants only, please. No hard feelings, recruiters. We just like dealing directly with our candidates

Management Accountant 

Because “Superhero” was already taken.

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