Based in Greenwich, South East London, BPTW are award-winning architects and urban designers specialising in residential-led development and mixed-use regeneration projects. Working alongside leading developers, housing associations, local authorities and private clients, our philosophy is centred on creating homes and places that transform people’s lives.

We are a lively and sociable practice of over 120 people, an AJ100-listed practice and have been recognised as one of the top Architectural employers in the UK by BD and Building Magazine over multiple years. Our values guide the way we work and interact with clients, partners, local communities, and with each other: collaborative; passionate; nurturing; creative; respectful; and sociable. Promoted across the practice, these are an intrinsic part of our culture.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer with a wheelchair accessible studio and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Passionate about Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, we have a dedicated EDI group, active career development programmes and a commitment to delivering social value in our work.

The Role

We are expanding our finance team and are now looking to recruit a part time Management Accountant. This new role will work alongside the Finance Manager, supporting the Finance Partner.

The Management Accountant will be responsible for maintaining the Practice’s accounting records and the accurate and timely reporting of monthly and quarterly management information.

The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of UK commercial accounting procedures and hold relevant accountancy qualifications such as AAT, ACCA, CIMA, or be working towards qualifying.

Experience of working with Sage would be an advantage. We would also encourage applications from those who have prior experience of working with, or in, the architecture or construction industries.

This position is part time, 3 days (22.5 hours) per week and we are open to discussing how these hours can be spread throughout the week (Monday to Friday).

Personal attributes

  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work to deadlines and manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Highly numerate with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Works well within a team environment
  • Comfortable building relationships at Partner level and with senior members of staff
  • An interest in the built environment would be an advantage

Essential skills and attributes

  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • AAT, ACCA, CIMA qualified or working towards qualifying and familiarity with UK commercial accounting procedures
  • Intermediate to advanced level bookkeeping
  • Intermediate to advanced level MS Excel skills
  • Ability to present data clearly


  • VAT return preparation
  • Experience with Sage Line 50 or similar accounting package
  • Statutory Audit experience
  • Knowledge of personal taxation
  • Knowledge of payroll and pensions
  • Credit control experience

Primary duties

  • Assisting the Finance Partner with month and quarter end close, including the posting of journals for depreciations, accruals and prepayments.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with Fee and Profit and Loss forecasting
  • Assisting with preparation of the quarterly management information board pack
  • Ad hoc reports and projects


A salary between £26k and £35k, dependent on experience + pension.

BPTW staff have access to a range of benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Health scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free financial advice
  • Insurance cover (Life Assurance; Critical Illness; Income protection)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Annual salary reviews

Reporting Line

This role reports to the Finance Partner


This role is based at our studios in Greenwich, London.


Please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you have applied for the role, and detailing your relevant experience relating to the personal attributes and essential skills.


Please send your application to with the title of ‘Management Accountant’.


Please note that we are unable to support applications that require current or future employment visa sponsorship.


Please state clearly your right to work in the UK on your application.