Management Accountant

The job in a nutshell

We are looking for a Management Accountant to join us who will be responsible for the timely and accurate financial reporting for 4 of the Group’s legal entities along with the production of management accounts, statutory accounts and other ad-hoc reporting.

The role will have particular focus on Energylinx and Look After My Bills and support in the transition of accounting processes to our Newport office.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

You will be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) and have had previous experience of working as a Management Accountant or similar role. Ideally, you will also possess the following;

  • Previous experience of preparing management accounts and other financial reports (e.g. statutory accounts, cost centre reports, regulatory returns)
  • Experience of working in a plc and/or group finance function desirable
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
  • Diligent and diplomatic with non-finance minded colleagues

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Ensuring the accurate and timely financial reporting for 4 of the Group’s legal entities with the support of the Accounts Assistant.
  • Preparing and reconciling the recognition of accrued income and associated costs.
  • Managing the posting of intercompany transactions for trading activities across the Group and ensuring these are reconciled and eliminated.
  • Day to day management of the Accounts Assistant and review of their work.
  • Ensuring debts are collected within agreed terms, providing reporting on credit control and escalating issues on a timely basis.
  • Producing timely and reliable management accounts, cost centre reports and other ad-hoc reporting for review by the Group Financial Controller.
  • Preparing annual statutory accounts for the 4 legal entities.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Finance team – across both reporting and forecasting
  • Cost centre owners – relationship management, knowledge sharing and assistance in budget management.
  • Wider business – to ensure timely and accurate raising and approval of purchase orders

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after an outstanding utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings excellent energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

Look After My Bills is a leading automated energy savings service. The free service cuts customers’ gas and electricity bills without them having to do a thing. Customers sign up once and Look After My Bills seeks to get them the best deal they can from an energy supplier they trust with good customer service. When that deal ends they automatically switch customers on to another.

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GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.


GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it

up to £45,000



Job Reference:


Closing date:

22nd January 2020

Contract type:

Fixed term

Contract details:

12 Months FTC

Working hours:

up to 37.5 per week

Go for it