Management Accountant

Role: Management Accountant

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Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Contract: Full Time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques. 

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 500 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines and the Middle East. 

Summary of role 

The Management Accountant is a key part of the finance function at Anthesis UK and covers a wide variety of responsibilities. Reporting into the FC, you will be responsible for the day-day accounting for the Bristol based entity of Anthesis, from transactional work through to analysing the accounts and partnering with the business to understand results. The role will involve all aspects of the company accounting, including sales and purchase ledger, balance sheet reconciliations, banking, accruals and prepayments, some tax submissions etc… and over the coming months the role will develop to take the management accounts to submission stage and delivering the monthly P&LBS and other reports, along with analytical reviews and business partnering. Additional responsibilities will include some ad hoc modelling work in Excel to understand business opportunities and risks, submissions to HMRC, assisting with audit and other external parties.  The role will suit someone recently qualified (or part qualified with sufficient experience) who is interested in being involved in all aspects of the accounting function and developing with the role as the company develops and changes due to adoption of new IT systems. We are currently integrating a new finance system, and Oracle NetSuite experience would be beneficial. 


 Key Responsibilities  

  • Producing management accounts information on a timely basis according to set deadlines; 
  • Sales and purchase ledger ownership including invoicing and credit control; 
  • Bank and balance sheet reconciliations; 
  • Ad hoc modelling work; 
  • Liaising with auditors, HMRC and other external parties. 



  • Required: Accounting – Qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA (or part qualified with several years relevant experience); 
  • Required: Excel- moderate-advanced. Confident using formulae and modelling scenarios; 
  • Desired: NetSuite experience. 


Personal Attributes and Qualities 

  • Strong attention to detail; 
  • Diligent approach to work; 
  • Enthusiasm and proactivity; 
  • Organised; 
  • Flexible-Anthesis is a dynamic and evolving organisation! 
  • Interest in Sustainability and the environment  

  To apply for this role please follow the link below, please do not apply via email. Applicants who do not complete the assessment will not be considered for the role. 

 At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here. 

 As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture.