Senior Management Accountant

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary Competitive
Business Area Finance
Closing Date 04 July 2024

Job description

Location: Chesterfield, Head Office (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Sponsorship: Unfortunately we cannot provide support for Sponsorship at this time


Who We Are

Our values reflect us all and they’re at the heart of everything we do. They set out our culture, the way we behave and the way we do things.

Our colleagues are passionate, kind, and resilient and they go the extra mile for the people we support and each other. We have this expectation of all our colleagues.


We're very proud to be recognised as one of the best organisations to work in by ‘The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2024’.


Role Overview

  • Reporting to the Financial Controller, responsible for successfully completing the month end process and providing timely, accurate and high-quality management accounts and management information.
  • Support the organisation to better understand financial performance by providing insightful reporting and analysis

Your Responsibilities


To take responsibility for and lead the month end process providing timely, accurate and high-quality financial reporting. To include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure all P&L’s, the balance sheet and all supporting management information are completed on a timely, accurate and high-quality basis.
  • Ensure there is a through and robust review process for the P&L’s, the balance sheet, supporting balance sheet records and supporting management information.
  • Ensure all month end tasks are completed on a timely and accurate basis.
  • To play a key role in the year end and external audit processes. Responding to any queries on timely basis.
  • Ensure there are appropriate financial controls in place around the management accounts process and within the services through service audits.
  • Provide and further develop weekly reporting and analysis to the organisation on key financial performance indicators.
  • Provide and ad hoc support and analysis to enable stakeholders to better understand financial performance.
  • To play a key role in the budget process, ensuring an accurate and high-quality budget is produced within the agreed timelines and to then support any subsequent re-forecasts.
  • Coaching, developing, supporting and managing the management accounting team as needed.

To ensure the team support the deliverables of the broader finance team where needed, this could include, but not limited to:

  • Support services and other internal stakeholders on financial matters as needed.
  • By exception, and if needed, support purchase ledger, sales ledger, banking, or payroll activities.
  • Supporting other activities of the team as needed.
  • Supporting responding to queries from other external stakeholders e.g., auditors.
  • Ad hoc support to the FC and other members of the finance team, as needed.

The main skills and experience for this role



  • Numerate and detail focused.
  • Organised and thorough.
  • Able to work as part of a team, providing leadership and direction to the team.
  • Able to prioritise own work and work under pressure to deadlines.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and proactive.
  • Substantial experience of working in a management accounts-based role.
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA).


  • Prior experience of coaching and managing a team.
  • Prior experience of working in other areas of a finance.
  • Prior experience of working in a healthcare organisation or a similar industry.
  • Prior experience of working in a multi-site organisation.

How we will support you 


We go beyond expectations for our colleagues as well as the people we support. Our reward package includes much more than pay, 25 days of annual leave + bank holidays and pension. 

Your birthday off with pay after a year of service and there is a £300 refer a friend scheme too! 


Industry-Leading Recognition

  • Colleague lotto - giving everyone the opportunity to win great cash prizes
  • Prize winning scratch cards aligned with values in action!
  • We recognise our colleagues who go above and beyond – our ‘Heroes’ are nominated by colleagues for quarterly and annual awards
  • Loyalty Scheme - recognising colleagues at work anniversaries
  • Your birthday off after a years service!

Social Wellbeing

  • Award-winning App for news and info
  • Internal social media
  • Team communities

Financial Wellbeing

  • Discounts include high street, supermarkets, flash sales, gym memberships and more
  • Blue Light discount programme, funded by us
  • Salary Finance scheme for lower cost loans and to save for special occasions or rainy days
  • Government mileage rates if you need to travel

Emotional Wellbeing

  • Free confidential Employee Assistance Programme with qualified counsellors
  • Free wellbeing App
  • Practical advice covering things like consumer rights, anxiety, childcare and more

Training and Development to Reach Your Potential

  • Learning journey that grows with you to reach care worker standards
  • Specialist skills training including Autism, Dementia and Mental Health
  • Career pathways that include flexible apprenticeships and nationally recognised qualifications
  • Cover the cost of relevant professional memberships

5 More Reasons to Work with Ivolve

1.       Our people are pretty fabulous. We take pride and pleasure in helping others to flourish

2.       There’s a great energy across the business and a strong sense of teamwork

3.       Very few jobs have such an impact on people’s lives – we bring joy to people every day

4.       We have a proud history, we’re a big organisation of over 3,600 colleagues supporting over 1,100 people

5.       We build and nourish relationships with the people we support