Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £Competitive package with excellent benefits and continued career progression
Reference: AA-SI-051219
Contact Name: Tatjana Golovina
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2020 11:46

Job Description

About Us

Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships and expats. Our roots in Elstree led to our early client base in the media and entertainment industry. Since then we have grown immensely, with our portfolio now spanning over 20 industries.

Our teams of accountants, tax advisers and business advisers pride themselves on our entrepreneurial approach to our clients’ personal and business affairs based on trust and expert advice. This, combined with the personalised service and tailored approach our clients receive, means that long-lasting working relationships can continue to be formed.

Our success is within our people - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting our commitment to excellent client experience. We take individual approach to our talent and work together to reach mutual goals, whilst building a truly diverse, equal, proud and happy workplace. Our engaged and committed teams of professionals will assist you with achieving your career goals in an atmosphere of respect, understand and full support.

We are looking for a management Accountant to join our growing Audit and Accounts team in our Borehamwood office. This is a busy and varied role and would suit a Qualified or Part-Qualified individual.

As part of your role, you will liaise with various departments, to ensure that regulatory requirements involving preparation of statutory accounts are met, advising our client on their obligations and maintaining an accurate file system. You’ll also support, train and assist junior team members to maximise their performance.

Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Preparation of Monthly/Quarterly Management Accounts
  • VAT reporting on a quarterly basis
  • Cashflow reporting and forecasts
  • Month/Quarter end adjustments and reconciliations
  • As the role progresses, preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Any other ad hoc duties assigned by the Manager


About you

Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We are looking for people who embrace the 3 C’s – change, challenge and commitment. We enjoy working with people who can work well with others and in turn enjoy working amongst a diverse team of professionals.

Ideally you will already be working in a role of a Management Accountant or Assistant Management Accountant. You’ll have intermediate to advanced experience within a professional accountancy practice, combined with a sound knowledge of management accounts and bookkeeping experience. 

You will also have/be:

  • ACCA ACA or CIMA Qualified (desirable)
  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree or equivalent (desirable)
  • Knowledge on cash flow reports and forecasts (desirable)
  • Experience of dealing with a varied and demanding client base including telephone, email and face to face communication
  • Strong knowledge of Xero and Sage Line 50
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel      
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting practices
  • Strong communication skills between clients, staff and management

In addition to the above successful candidate will be organised and commercially minded, displaying level of flexibility, professionalism, confidence and ability to build successful relationships through credibility, trust and mutual respect.  


In Return

We will offer you a competitive package, including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.