Management Accountant

Role: Management Accountant

Team: Finance

Location: Chatham

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

To help achieve this ambition, we are looking for a commercially minded management accountant. Reporting into the Head of Finance, they will prepare, develop and analyse financial information, as well as provide a high-quality support service by liaising with colleagues on all aspects of finance.


  • Preparing monthly management accounts, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts
  • Project accounting, analysis and allocations
  • Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
  • Continually adapt and improve management reports as agreed with Head of Finance
  • Providing information for audits

What we look for in you

  • Qualified Accountant CIMA/ACCA/ACA with minimum 3 years’ PQ experience
  • Substantial accounting experience including: monthly management accounts reporting, annual budget preparation, financial modelling, cash flow forecasting
  • Extensive experience of computerised accounting systems, preferably Xero, including report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal and team work skills
  • Business partnering experience with the ability to communicate at all levels within an organisation
  • Analytical skills with the ability to ‘think outside the box’ and assimilate data into meaningful financial information
  • Meticulous and methodical approach, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and improve report formats in line with business needs
  • Highly proficient Microsoft Office user with spreadsheet manipulation skills and an aptitude for Excel
  • Ability to deliver accurate, high quality work and reports to deadlines and required standards
  • Flexible approach to work, willing to play a full role in ensuring the success of the team

Why work for us?

  • Recently announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100
  • 31 days off per year (including bank holidays), increasing with service
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Regular social and sporting activities

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics