Assistant Management Accountant – active care group – Darlington

active care group

Come and join the UK’s largest provider of complex care. We proudly employ over 4000+ people – no matter what your experience, we have jobs for everyone.

We’d like you to join us as a Assistant Management Accountant in our finance team in Darlington. This role is hybrid, working 3 days in the Darlington office and 2 days at home. ​​​​​​​

The role will report into the Management Accountant for your specified division. The Assistant Management Accountant will support the Management Accounts team to deliver the overall accounting and reporting requirements within a specified Division of the Active Care Group.

What you’ll be doing:​​​​​​​

  • Assist in preparing Regional and Divisional P&L and balance sheet amounts to ensure accurately recorded in the month-end accounts on a timely basis, with support from the Management Accountant, in particular:
    • Ensuring that revenue, payroll and cost accrual/prepayment journals are posted accurately and on time
    • Ensuring main trading account bank reconciliations are prepared.
  • Assist in preparing accurate and insightful management accounts with appropriate KPIs; including revenue and margin analysis.
  • Assist in reconciling balance sheet accounts in line with agreed timescales with support from the Management Accountant.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:​​​​​​​


  • Part qualified or experience in a similar role.
  • Positive enthusiastic approach with a can-do attitude.
  • High level of accuracy and good attention to detail.
  • Strong excel, analysis and presentation skills.​​​​​​​


  • Experience of using Sage X3.
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Able to work autonomously and flexibly.
  • Committed to continuous improvement.

​​​​​​​We also want to ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable facilities to participate in job applications or interviews to perform essential job functions. To support this, we are a Disability Confident committed employer.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working within a finance team.
  • Working towards an accounting qualification.


  • Experience of working in a fast paced and evolving team environment, private equity and / or healthcare an advantage.

What to look forward to:​​​​​​​

  • ​​​​​​​25 days plus bank holidays
  • ​​​​​​​Birthday off
  • Join the Active Learning Hub and benefit from a wide range of e learning and face to face training and development opportunities
  • Active Reward App giving discounts and savings on your weekly shop
  • Free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme Helpline & App to support with legal, health, wellbeing, relationship and consumer advice
  • A Nest Personal Pension account
  • Access to join a Medicash Health Plan for you and your family to save money on everyday health essentials – like going to the dentist or opticians
  • We recognise outstanding Active Behaviours via the Active Awards programme
  • Enhanced Sick & Maternity Pay benefits
  • Refer a Friend Scheme and earn yourself up to £1000 by recommending someone you know
  • ……and, of course, the support and guidance of our qualified clinical and business leadership teams so that you can really develop your career with Active Care Group

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