Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant

Hours:  37.5 hours per week            

Location:  Bolton at least three days a week in the office

Salary:  Up to £45,000 per annum        

Contract: Permanent      

Outcomes First Group is Great Place to Work certified – it’s official! We’re also taking part in the national 4 Day Working Week pilot which makes joining us now even more appealing… 

We are looking for a Management Accountant to join our team and be responsible for the effective financial control.

In the role as Management Accountant, you will perform accurate overhead accounting for all business units and agencies across the group as part of the overhead accounting team. You’ll work closely with the payments team to ensure that transactions are coded appropriately. You will also work closely with the Capital Accountant and the FPAA team and input in financial performance, budget and forecasting, financial controls and processes as well as statutory audit and tax compliance.

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • An accounting qualification or be a finalist
  • Relevant management accounting/business partnering experience
  • Proven ability to influence financial outcomes and work closely with operational managers
  • The ability to communicate and build relationships with people at different levels
  • Excel skills, including data manipulation
  • The ability to consolidate, manipulate and present data extracted from various operating systems to produce meaningful trends
  • Experience working towards KPI’s

About Finance

As a centralised function at Outcomes First Group, Finance supports several acquired agencies, over 60 schools and 72 residential homes for vulnerable young people, children, and adults. Our Finance team consists of Management Accounts, Transactional Finance and Commercials.

As one of the largest departments within Outcomes First Group, we are committed to providing a high level of service to work towards our goal of improving those we care for. Joining Finance, you will gain exposure to a variety of scenarios in a fast-paced and high-volume industry, where you will really get the chance to develop your personal and professional skills.  

About Outcomes First Group

Outcomes First Group exists to make sure vulnerable young people get the opportunities they need, whether that involves providing them with specialist education and residential care or finding them dedicated foster families in which they can thrive.

There are three organisations in our Outcomes First family: Acorn Education and Care, Options Autism, and the National Fostering Group. Together, we educate, care for and support children and young people across the UK, empowering them to be happy and make their way in the world.


Apply today and our Resourcing team will be in touch

Why work for us?

Your wellbeing is very important to us, and we know that being able to choose the benefits that suit you and your family will support your wellbeing. 

Whatever your role and wherever you’re located, you’ll love VISTA, our flexible benefits platform which lets you tailor your benefits package. 

And when your circumstances change…no problem. You can flex, trade and add to your benefits package to suit your circumstances. 

  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum plus bank holidays on top with options to buy an additional 5 days 
  • Critical illness cover and life assurance options
  • Company Pension with options to increase your contributions
  • Private medical and dental Insurance
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Eco-Car Scheme 
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Career development opportunities
  • Professional support networks and groups

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS, which must be registered on the update service.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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