• Ambleside
  • February 27, 2024

Website Brathay Trust

Management Accountant

Part Time – 21 hours per week | £21,000 – £22,200 pro-rata per annum | £35,000 – £37,000 full time equivalent | Ambleside

Reporting to the Head of Finance and managing two experienced Finance Officers, the Management Accountant will oversee the accounting function and financial procedures, preparing management accounts, forecasts and budgets.

Responsible for ensuring compliance with legal, accounting, regulatory and taxation obligations, this role is pivotal in assisting senior leaders in making critical business decisions by preparing, analysing and presenting key financial data.

If you are driven by data, have strong analytical skills, scrupulous attention to detail, and are highly organised, then we encourage you to apply.

Education and Qualifications:


  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification

Skills and Experience 


  • Experience of managing financial ledgers, systems and processes
  • Experience of preparing management accounts and budgets
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in Excel, and the ability to manage large amounts of data
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels, including non-finance members of staff


  • Experience of working with Sage and a range of other accounting systems
  • Experience of charity sector accounting
  • Experience of in-house payroll
  • Evidenced people management skills and experience

Interview Date: Tuesday 5th March – Ambleside


At Brathay, we know everyone has the capacity to do extraordinary things that can inspire and benefit others. This could be you too!
– 30 days paid annual holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
– Option to purchase additional leave
– Cycle to work scheme
– Life assurance
– Refer a friend scheme
– Long service award
– One free staff nights accommodation (Ambleside) per year (transferrable to family or friends)

To apply for this job please visit hr.breathehr.com.