Group Management Accountant

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
28 Oct 2020
11 Nov 2020
Laura Rushton
Senior Management
Contract Type

Company Background 

Launched in 2006, HW Global operates on an exclusive and retained basis in the £120,000+ search market, also placing interims on daily rates from £700 to £2,000. Our practice areas include Consumer, Financial Services, Business Services, Industrial, CFO, CIO, Chair & NED.

With offices in Leeds, Manchester and London, it serves a range of UK and multi-international organisations and has the funds in place to support an ambitious medium-term acquisition programme designed to scale its operations and enter new markets.

Last year HW Global acquired a majority stake in London-based digital recruitment specialist Zebra People, giving it the capacity to offer a comprehensive digital talent service to clients.


Reports into the Finance Director and has 2 direct reports within the Group's finance function

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monthly management accounts preparation for three companies and a group consolidation 
  • To assist with budget preparation and forecasting
  • To reconcile and perform month end reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • To produce and post monthly journals
  • To prepare information for annual corporation tax schedules
  • To produce monthly and quarterly vat returns/reconciliations
  • To assist with statutory audits and audit information
  • To process two salary payrolls and prepare and post salary journals
  • Responsible for managing the operation of the pension scheme

Acquisition programme:

  • Company embarking on rapid organic and acquisitive growth
  • Opportunity to develop corporate finance / transaction services experience during the deal process 
  • Responsible for forecasting and analysis during the acquisition process
  • To investigate the historical financials of companies and to work with existing management on new forecasting for each proposal
  • Able to handle multiple proposals at any one time
  • To assist with integrating the accounting function of acquired businesses into the Group


  • Must be CIMA/ACCA/ACA part-qualified with industry experience
  • Strong excel skills
  • Sage Line 50 experience an advantage