Management Accountant

Role: Management Accountant


Location: Preston / Remote



The Role:


Reporting directly to the CFO, having responsibility for the delivery of timely and accurate monthly management

accounts. The role holder will also assist with providing further management information in the form of regular reports

and analysis.


Working closely with senior management to also provide ad-hoc and general accounting support where necessary.


The role will form part of a finance team serving three key business units, with combined revenues of +£45m.



Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Production of monthly accounts for at least one business unit
  • Conduct variance analysis to forecast, budget and prior periods
  • Investigate and report variances to management
  • Balance sheet reporting and analysis
  • Assist with all financial planning including budgets and 3 year plans
  • Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), especially relating to financial metrics such as
  • sales, expenditures, and profit margin.
  • Supporting senior management with general accounting queries
  • Responding to various information requests
  • Support for audit and tax queries
  • Provide support and analysis for any potential acquisitions or disposals


Skills and abilities

  • Minimum Part Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent
  • Highly advanced excel skills
  • It is required that the individual can demonstrate an expertise in P&L management, budget development,
  • clear and accurate financial reporting and underlying core skills in general accounting controls
  • Strong business acumen and understanding
  • Strategic awareness
  • Service-oriented personality
  • Strong communication skills (ability to interpret financial information to non-finance people)
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • High attention to detail
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter, with ability to come up with own ideas and work autonomously


We offer an excellent package including:


  • 25 days holiday increasing to 27 after two years
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • Free life assurance
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Ongoing training. Throughout your career at Agriconnect you will receive continued career development support from our management team
  • Exceptional career progression. We are ever-evolving, if you work hard and do well – with our help and support there are no limits to your speed of progress


About us


Agriconnect is the largest multi-platform agricultural information business in the UK. Our brands reach deeply into all the major agricultural sectors – arable, dairy, livestock, agricultural machinery, finance, and equipment. We take a farmer-centric approach to media.


Agriconnect is a business unit within the Arc network, a global events, data, and media platform. Arc is a fast-growing global events, data, and media platform with a varied portfolio content led portals, magazines, and events.

We strive to create a culture that is open and respectful, where differences are valued and celebrated. We want everyone to be able to reach their full potential, so we are committed to cultivating a company that promotes inclusion and belonging.




If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a brief cover note to our HR Advisor at [email protected]


If you have any questions or if you require any reasonable adjustments please also contact our HR department on the above email address