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Management Accountant

Connaught House, Colchester, Essex



Are you looking for a new challenge and ready to take the lead in shaping the future of care?    Care UK is an awarding winning private care company with over 150 care homes across the United Kingdom. We are seeking an enthusiastic Management Accountant to join our vibrant and dedicated team.

At Care UK, we are committed to providing exceptional care to our residents and our values of Caring, Passionate and Teamwork are at the heart of all we do. Our success is built on the strength of our people and with a vast network of care homes and a diverse range of support functions and a team of 50+ in our recruitment department, we're on a mission to find exceptional talent to join us on our journey.

The role: The Management Accountant, reporting to the Finance Manager, will join the financial reporting and control team for a care home management contract being operated by Care UK. The role will be based predominantly in Colchester (offsite visits may be required).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the executive team and operational management, to support the business in achieving and exceeding its strategic and financial objectives.
  • Influence performance and efficient cost control across the business.
  • Responsible for the preparation of reporting and monthly management accounts and supporting analysis to key stakeholders. 
  • To provide financial support to key stakeholders, ensuring management information is understood.
  • To ensure that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly.
  • Ensure a strong financial control environment.
  • To ensure completion of VAT and statutory returns in a timely and accurate manner.
  • To assist with the SOX testing of internal controls to ensure a robust control environment.
  • To be a key contact in the provision of audit support to external auditors.

What We're Looking For:

  • ACCA / CIMA / ACA part-qualified
  • Previous experience of management accounts preparation including accrual calculations, balance sheet reconciliations and accounting adjustments to tight deadline
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand a task as well as perform it.

Why Join Care UK?

Be part of a dynamic and growing organisation dedicated to providing outstanding care.
Collaborate with a diverse and talented team in a supportive and inclusive environment.
Enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Make a meaningful impact on the lives of residents and contribute to the success of our care homes.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others.  We see the potential in everyone, let us fulfil yours.  If you're ready to take your recruitment career to the next level and be a part of something extraordinary, we want to hear from you!

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A care career at Care UK

Develop a fulfilling career as part of a caring and supportive team at Care UK. If you're passionate about helping others, we'll offer you a rewarding job with excellent training opportunities so you can continue to develop your skills.

Whether you’re new to care or are already a committed carer looking to take the next step in your career, at Care UK you can find a fulfilling career as part of a close-knit, friendly team.


A care career at Care UK
A care career at Care UK
A care career at Care UK