Posting Date - 24 Oct, 2023

Department: Support Services

Location: Poole / Flexible

Following a period of substantial growth, ACS are currently recruiting for a Management Accountant to join our busy support services team at our Head Office in Poole, Dorset.


Reporting to the Managing Director, the Management Accountant’s role may include the following activities:

  • Monthly reporting on financial performance to group and to local management, within agreed deadlines.
  • Preparing and managing year end accounts process with external accountants.
  • Timely completion of VAT and other statutory returns, in UK and Ireland.
  • Lead role in implementing single financial reporting packages (e.g. Sage) following any mergers.
  • Review and upgrade, including system implementation of financial reporting software (for example Sage 200, Sage 50).
  • Regular balance sheet review to demonstrate accuracy of source data.
  • Managing and liaising with external auditors.
  • Management of the fixed asset register.
  • As part of the Management Team, input in other aspects of the business.
  • Further consolidation work required related to future acquisitions.
  • Control the annual budgeting process.
  • Preparing R&D submission data.
  • Monitoring and reporting of capital investment projects.
  • Sales forecasting.


  • ACCA / ACA / CIMA qualified accountant – (either fully qualified or committed to and having made significant progress towards qualification).
  • Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed in a multisite environment.
  • Strong Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and Sage 200 & Sage 50.
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with external customers and internal colleagues at all levels.
  • Assertive, professional, confident and diplomatic when liaising with both colleagues, suppliers and customers.
  • Good communication skills – liaising with operational managers to ensure that business procedures are followed.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering accurate information on time.
  • Personally resilient, able to cope with pressures inherent in the role from time to time.

Note:- This role is office based in Poole, UK. There will be a requirement for occasional travel within the UK and Ireland.

Flexible remote work can be discussed, but a minimum of 3 days per week must be in the office.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £45,000.00-£60,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Free flu jabs
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Poole: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • accounting: 3 years (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person


To apply, please email your CV to

ACS is an Equal Opportunities Employer

How To Apply

To apply, please email with a recent CV and a covering letter setting out your relevant experience and interest in joining ACS, to

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