Management Accountant (Part-time, 16-20 hours per week)
Peter Vardy
January 10, 2023
Motherwell, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Motherwell
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Salary: Competitive (DOE)

Location: Remote, or option to use offices based in Motherwell

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established team and to be a part of an award-winning business as they continue to go through an exciting period of growth. As the Group continues to grow, so does their charitable work and as a result, Peter Vardy Group now require a dedicated Management Accountant to support their great causes. This is a newly created role and can be conducted remotely or based at Vardy Central, in Motherwell. The individual will have regular contact with the Group Finance Director and the Head of Operational Finance and should be able to demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.

The candidate will be expected to perform the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain the sales and purchase ledger on an ongoing basis
  • Prepare monthly reporting packs for monthly operation reviews including variance analysis against budget
  • Prepare and collate budgets with input from the operational team
  • Prepare quarterly packs for trustee meetings
  • Responsible for ensuring OSCR reporting requirements and deadlines are met
  • Responsible for the month-end close, posting journals on Xero and preparing monthly management accounts
  • Collate information for the year-end audit process and respond to queries from the charity’s auditors
  • Oversee the cost control of various projects, tracking spend and delivering outcomes
  • Review the cash position of the charity and provide insight into funding requirements

The Management Accountant role requires a driven and motivated individual that is used to working in a fast-paced environment. Ideally, this role would suit an individual with experience working within the charity sector. In addition, an interest in the motor trade would be advantageous, although not required.

A summary of the key candidate requirements are as follows:


  • Experience in the preparation of management accounts and involvement in budgeting and planning processes
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced organisation and working to tight deadlines
  • Previous experience of working with charities is desirable
  • Previous experience of Xero desirable

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Knowledge of external audit processes and standards
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel and numeration skills
  • Able to prioritise and adapt to changing workload effectively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work on their own and take initiative

Other Key Characteristics & Behaviours

  • High levels of drive and personal commitment to achieve success
  • Remains calm when under pressure
  • Results-driven and respect for deadlines
  • Strong team player


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