Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an opportunity for a Trainee Management Accountant to join our team within Vistry Cotswolds, at our Bishops Cleeve office in Cheltenham. This is to replace our current Trainee Management Accountant who is moving to another role within the company.  As our Trainee Management Accountant, you will be responsible for supporting the Finance team and updating the core financial systems, which are COINS, Anaplan and Microsoft Excel. This is a great opportunity to join a successful business to continue your career in Accountancy and Finance.  The Finance team currently consists of a Finance Director, Finance Manager and Management Accountant and Trainee Management Accountant.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working arrangements possible for this role
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare and Dental Insurance
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • A drive to have Finance as a career and study a professional accountancy qualification. E.g CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • 3 Strong A Levels
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Grade 4 and above at Maths and English
  • A basic knowledge of Microsoft office applications including Microsoft Excel.
  • Keen to gain experience in a busy office environment communicating with many different departments.
  • Able to work within a small Finance team
  • Numerate with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take ownership for tasks and processes
  • Approachable, professional manner
  • A desire to participate in problem solving

Desirable –

  • Working experience in a finance department.
  • Strong desire to learn and be challenged on a day to day basis.
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills or the aptitude to acquire them.

More about the Trainee Management Accountant role…

  • Preparing month end reconciliations and management accounts to a draft position.
  • Completing the Cashbook and bank reconciliation on a weekly basis.
  • Producing and communicating the weekly reports to relevant staff members.
  • Attend weekly progress meeting to update expected legal completion dates.
  • Liaising with solicitors and the sales team to approve completion statements and adhoc requests.
  • Input journals as required and carry out cost investigations as requested.
  • Raise Accounts Receivable invoices as required.
  • Support with collation of Audit data requirements.
  • Regular chasing and reporting of outstanding sundry debtors.
  • Monthly Sales and Marketing cost reviews
  • Ad Hoc reporting and generation of information to support other departments
  • Assist with production of the budgets and forecasts as required.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.


Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Cleeve Hall,Cheltenham Road, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8GD

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