Management Accountant


The Management Accountant is responsible for a wide range of tasks in a fast-paced and changing environment. Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, you will proactively manage the day-to day financial processes and identify improvement opportunities. You will produce documented procedures for daily finance processes. You will be responsible for completing the month end reporting for a number of countries in coordination with the local accountants.

You will support the finance department, maintaining financial accounts, preparing financial reports and analysis, maintain the financial databases and systems and recommend changes as appropriate. You will work closely with our external accountants on year end audits as well as financial statements in local language and tax filings. You will be responsible for our invoicing processes, chasing aged debtors as well as accounts payables.

Key responsibilities

  • Month End reporting for a number of countries in accordance with Finance reporting timelines
  • Maintaining accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers
  • Liaising with external accountants in country to ensure that month end close procedures run smoothly and all group deadlines are met
  • Working closely with the delivery teams to understand the status of projects to ensure that revenue is recognised appropriately
  • Maintaining the subscriptions database for the office to ensure that revenue is recognised appropriately, and customers are invoiced on time
  • Provide analysis on topics relating to finance matters for the Senior Management
  • Work closely with the external accountant to prepare financial statements and local tax filings and ensuring they are filed on time
  • Review of travel expenses claims
  • Develop and implement your ideas to optimise financial processes

Required attributes

  • Experience working in a fast paced accounting function
  • 5 to 10 years’ finance experience
  • Experience of entering financial transactions into an accounting system, maintaining financial trackers, bank reconciliations, preparing accruals and prepayments, and reconciling general ledger balances
  • Proven ability to analyse data clearly with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Affinity for numbers
  • Experience of working with an ERP System
  • Accuracy and ability to work with large amount of data
  • High level of responsibility and reliability
  • Team-oriented and interested in working in an international environment

Desirable attributes

  • CIMA or ACCA qualified
  • Experience with SAP
  • International experience and worked with foreign exchange

What we offer

  • The opportunity to contribute to the continued development of a successful and thriving operations team in a fast-paced and exciting industry
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • An office in the centre of Oxford with coffee, fruit and snacks available in the office
  • A competitive salary package


The successful candidate would start as soon as possible. We will review applications as they are received. Salary will be competitive with experience.

To apply, please submit your:

  • CV
  • brief cover letter
  • salary expectations
  • earliest possible start date

About Aurora

Founded in 2013 by University of Oxford professors and economists who saw the need for a deeper focus on quality analysis, we have grown to become the largest dedicated energy analytics provider in Europe.

We provide:

  • Subscription analytics
  • Advisory
  • Software

Our mission is to provide rigorous, sophisticated analysis and energy market modelling to address this increasing market complexity. We cover all key energy commodities, with particular focus on the power sector and low-carbon energy transformation. We are thriving, and rapidly growing in Europe and further afield.