Group Management Accountant

Type: Full time, 42.5 hours per week
Salary: Dependent on level of experience
Post date: From August 2018

Village Underground is searching for a Management Accountant to work alongside the Financial Controller to manage the day-to-day finances of its group of venues (Village Underground, EartH) and to maximise the financial efficiency of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reconciling all bank accounts
  • Overseeing the processing of weekly supplier payments
  • Processing weekly and monthly payroll
  • Reconciling and making monthly PAYE/NIC payments to HMRC
  • Reconciling pension contributions
  • Processing payroll, year end and filing P11D's with HMRC
  • Manage the day to day operations of F&B
  • Compiling the monthly management accounts - including monthly meetings with Group Financial Controller
  • Updating monthly event analysis spreadsheet on a regular basis -  past, current and future events
  • Tracking restaurant performance
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Compiling information for year end stat accounts - liaise with external accountants to produce the final documents
  • Assist with annual budget setting with Financial Controller
  • Annual return for HAC

Additional projects

  • Ad hoc projects for management


  • Effective communication skills especially when discussing financials with non finance personnel
  • ACCA/CIMA part qualified or qualified by experience
  • Proficient in Excel with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of using Xero accounting software for both accounting and payroll
  • Ability to work well in a small team and manage own time well
  • Ability to make continuous improvements to administrative processes
  • Experience working within the hospitality sector, specifically food
  • Someone with a hands-on, proactive approach; taking personal responsibility and initiative to prevent or resolve problems
  • Experience working within the arts sector would be advantageous
  • Experience of working with public and private subsidies for the arts is desirable

Applications to send a CV and covering note to with the subject line: Group Management Accountant