Management Accountant

Aberdeen, Scotland — Finance


Responsible for compliance, statutory and management reporting for a number of activpayroll’s subsidiaries.

Responsible for a proportion of the monthly Group Management reporting.

To modernise and improve the Purchase cycles of the Group.

Suggest, agree and implement process improvements to increase efficiency as the Group continues to grow.


Principal Duties

  • To take overall responsibility for a number of subsidiaries of the company, to ensure compliance in the relevant country
  • To improve aspects of the purchasing cycle, both in terms of efficiency, completeness and transparency as well as the tracking of cost of sales items
  •  Systems – to continuously improve the processes of the department’s Microsoft Dynamics NAV financial and other business systems
  • Income maximisation – to help implement processes and systems to ensure that all costs are correctly captured and invoiced
  • Management information – to design and develop suites of management information to ensure strong internal controls, completeness of the business cycles and to aid business decisions

Service Excellence 

  • Responding efficiently to all queries from customers and suppliers via telephone and email
  • Ensure that any issues are reported to the Finance Director and dealt with promptly

Team Focus

  • To build productive relationships with other members of the finance team and managers throughout the business
  • Where possible to help develop key individuals within the team to achieve their potential


  • Highly numerate with strong accounting skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Goal oriented, plans accordingly for all activities
  • Self-motivated with high level of drive, energy, passion and initiative
  • Leadership and project management
  • Team player
  • Good commercial skills
  • Engaging communication skills
  • Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner
  • Able to communicate with all levels within the organisation
  • Well Organised, able to handle multiple tasks at once
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