Management Accountant

Finance · London, London, City of
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Rated People is the UK’s #1 online marketplace connecting homeowners with quality local tradespeople. We work with: 55,000 tradespeople from 30 trades, and have over 1,000,000 jobs by homeowners looking to care for their homes.

Our goal is to make home improvements enjoyable for both homeowners and tradespeople.  

We are disrupting a £50 billion a year sector by providing homeowners a free and easy to use app and website to source tradespeople, and offering tradespeople a highly effective channel to build their business and reputation. 

We’re passionate about delivering the best possible experience for our customers and believe working with us should be easy. One of the teams that makes this happen is our Finance Team.


Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Management Accountant will have primary responsibility for  financial reporting within Rated People, aiding the Financial Controller with a wide range of finance and accounting activities, with the opportunity to assume a greater degree of responsibility over time and growth with the business.

Daily responsibilities include:

  • End to end preparation of monthly management accounts within tight month end deadlines; 
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis; 
  • Working with departmental heads on monthly numbers and forecasts, monitoring actual spend against budget and reporting on any expenditure variances; 
  • Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly re-forecasts; 
  • Managing Accounts Payable 
  • Cash & credit card expense processing; 
  • Preparation of financial reporting for external stakeholders; 
  • On-going report and process development; 
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required.
  • Process improvement


This role is perfect for someone who has experience working in a startup environment or is looking to join a high growth, fast paced market leader. We are looking for someone who is passionate about finance and accounting, with good excel skills and excellent attention to detail.

  • Part qualified management accountant, continuing with their studies;
  • Previous Management Accounting experience (Would be preferred);
  • Great communicator, able to translate finance jargon to non-finance staff members and have the confidence to liaise with senior staff members;
  • Self-starter with strong dedication to the development of finance functions; 
  • A good knowledge of budgets, forecasting and general financial elements;
  • A strong understanding of reconciliations and interpretation of financial information;  


  • Either higher education and /or professional experience. 
  • Previous management accounting experience would be preferred; 
  • Experience of working in a deadline-driven environment; 
  • Conscientious and keen to develop; 
  • Ideally having experience of working with Xero accounts package.
  • Managing a monthly payroll cycle


We’re proud to offer an environment perfect for creativity, fun and sharing ideas. We offer a competitive salary and a generous range of benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday 
  • Perx - Member Benefit Platform
  • Bike scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Travel loans
  • Direct pension contributions 
  • Fresh fruit, coffee and tea and food cupboard 


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