Management Accounts Team Leader job in Macclesfield Cheshire United Kingdom

Management Accounts Team Leader | Elior

Management Accounts Team Leader

Management Accounts Team Leader

Hours: 37.5 (with flexibility during activity peaks – 5 to 7 days per month)

This exciting opportunity as a Management Accounts Team Leader is based at our head office in Macclesfield, SK11 6ET. You will be joining an enthusiastic team of professionals and reporting into our Management Accounts Manager.

Elior UK operate across a diverse range of industries such as stadiums, offices, museums, schools, universities and care homes with plenty of career development opportunities. We are in a period of growth and there’s no better time to join.

Your key responsibilities as the Management Accounts Team Leader will consist of:

Produce profit and loss accounts for customer key contracts

Ensure contracts are operating in conjunction with contract summary terms

Ensure client invoicing is accurate vs sales reported by sites

Manage the flow of day-to-day operations

Develop a strategy your team will use to reach its goal

Collaborate to Management Accounts Dept strategy for continuous improvement

Provide any training that your team members need

Communicate clear instructions to your team members

Listen to team members' feedback

Monitor team members' participation to ensure the training they are being provided is being put into use, and also to see if any additional training is needed

In addition, you will be responsible for a portfolio of customers key contracts and duties will include :

Preparation, reviewing and reporting of monthly Management and Financial Accounting Reporting (incl. trading accounts)

Stock analysis related to sites

Reporting/auditing of trading accounts month/year end

Review costs to ensure costs are reported in the correct operational departments/business units/cost-profit centres

Be dependent on your resourcefulness and ability to influence and partner with finance teams and the business units together with non-finance managers

Ensure that all reports generated are accurate and timely and that only relevant reports are issued

The experience and knowledge we are looking for from the future Management Accounts Team Leader include:

Solid accounting skills - AAT qualified, working towards CIMA/ACCA

Management Accounting experience and ideally 5 years’ experience  team leading

Strong IT skills

Good understanding of VAT legal requirements

Experience of working to tight deadlines (peak activity) and managing a high volume of transactions in short deadlines

Diligent and accurate

Strong attention to detail

Passion for service, warm, friendly and genuine with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

A talent for motivating and developing people

Ability to build and retain great working relationships across the business

The ability to build and retain great working relationships across the business

A proactive and innovative approach to initiate and support continuous improvement

Why it’s great to work for us:

This role also comes with single healthcare cover, company pension scheme, life insurance (x4), 33 days holiday – pro-rata (including Bank Holidays). You can also purchase up to 5 additional days annual leave.

As a Management Accounts Team Leader, you are also eligible for Eye Care Vouchers. There is the option to purchase up to 5 additional days holiday. You can receive a range of discounts on EE Mobile Contracts, at Nissan Motors, AA breakdown cover and lots more offers on leisure and entertainment, gyms and restaurants.

We focus on our colleagues and hold Elior Annual Awards Events, recognition schemes every month plus training and career progression through the Academy and Apprenticeship qualifications.

You can request additional leave for charity work and we provide a Colleague Support Programme for health & wellbeing support.

We foster and believe in diversity and believe a workplace free from discrimination leads to a fun, supportive environment.


Click on apply now. All you need is an updated CV and cover letter, we'll do the rest.

If you need any reasonable adjustments to attend an interview, please let us know.

*All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

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  • Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • Job Title: Management Accounts Team Leader
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