About The Role
Are you a CIMA/ACCA Qualified Accountant and looking to join an innovative and progressive, fast-moving company who can help support you through your career journey? The busy finance team at Cambridge Design Partnership are looking for an ambitious and driven Management Accountant to join our team. Cambridge Design Partnership have a track record of investing in people and can offer an excellent opportunity for the right individual to develop their skills.

The Management Accountant is a pivotal role within the Finance Team and will have responsibility for all aspects of financial reporting and control to deliver timely and reliable reporting for key Stakeholders across the business. This person will be responsible for timely delivery of monthly Management Accounts package and managing all the inputs into the ledgers, including consolidating across 3 legal entities and multi-currency accounts. The role also requires advanced system knowledge and skills with handling databases and large amounts of data across different sources. 
 
Management Accounts
  • Monthly Management Reporting package 
  • Consolidation across 3 legal entities 
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • WIP reporting and journal
  • AP and AR Top level reconciliations
  • Fixed Assets journals
  • Expenses claims processing 
  • Annual Budget and quarterly forecast update
  • Monthly Reconciliations of all Key Accounts
Statutory Accounts Annual
  • Closure journals ie holiday and bonus accruals, bad debt write off’s, fixed asset disposals, currency adjustments to spot rates
  • Assisting Auditors with enquiries
  • Extended TB layout 
  • R&D Tax Credits 
  • Cover Journal matching Stat accounts to QBO 
Management Information
  • Software analysis on spend and ensure business owners are managing this
  • Conference Reporting
  • US Reporting
  • Bespoke Customer reports 
  • Sales Due diligence onboarding to Finance checks; affordability, status, document completions, risks etc
  • KYC for anti-money laundering 
  • AR Debtors and Sales ledger review and management in QBO
  • Lead Credit control process 
  • CRM extraction of sales invoicing data and reporting
About You
You will need to demonstrate great communication skills as you will be dealing with a wide range of global stakeholders, both internally and externally, and deliver your message in a clear and constructive manner. The ability to collaborate effectively with others, act with integrity, prioritise well and work as part of a team is key to this role.
 
  • CIMA/ACCA Qualified with 3-4 years of post-qualification experience 
  • Ownership: Accountable, pragmatic, analyse information, be decisive and lead the way, and take pride in your work
  • Innovative: Work with pace and agility, generate new ideas, creative, enjoy finding new ways of working and problem solving, entrepreneurial and seek out new opportunities
  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • Power BI 
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work 
  • Experience of an ERP system an advantage
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic and professional approach
  • A co-operative approach to your work and offering support to other colleagues within the business
About Us
Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) is an end-to-end innovation partner, propelling global brands and ambitious start-ups to success. We build breakthrough products and services – from insight to ideas, prototypes to production – bringing innovation to life. Our teams are multi-disciplinary, uniting scientific rigor, design ingenuity, and engineering excellence for consumer, healthcare, and industrial clients. People-centred, deeply collaborative, and – above all – expert, we’re uniquely positioned to shape the future for consumers, patients, and industry. Even our ownership model is innovative: We’re 100% owned by our employees, ensuring an open culture and a total commitment to our projects’ success. As part of our benefits package we offer:
  • flexible working 
  • a discretionary bonus
  • excellent learning and development opportunities
  • a 12% non-contributory pension
  • private healthcare
  • share incentive plan
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays