Management Accountant


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February 25, 2022
Preston, United Kingdom
Job Type
£38000 - £45000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a successful division of a large manufacturing group as they seek to appoint a qualified Management Accountant. This is a newly created position, due to business growth which has been designed to take responsibility for month end management accounting duties, as well as supporting with various upcoming projects including process improvements and an ERP implementation which will kickstart in the next 12 months.

With offices based in Preston, a hybrid working arrangement will be available (3 days office based/2 days remote).

Your New Role as Management Accountant:

Reporting directly to their engaging Finance Director, your specific duties will include:

• Production of monthly management accounts including all associated commentary and analysis
• Assist the FD with year end statutory accounting requirements
• Preparation of budgets and forecasts
• VAT returns
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Stock control and maintenance
• Maintaining product costing spreadsheets
• Supporting in ad hoc projects relating to system and process enhancements and business growth initiatives from a finance perspective

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, full CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification is required (or finalist), and experience within a manufacturing/product based environment is essential. You will demonstrate strong IT skills including good Excel knowledge (pivot tables, VLookups), and knowledge of bespoke or mainstream ERP systems is desirable. With a forward thinking work approach, you will be able to demonstrate various examples of “adding value” through involvement in continual improvement initiatives and process improvements.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

The successful candidate will become part of a friendly and inclusive organisation who truly value their staff and ensure advancement opportunities are available. You will receive a competitive starting salary and benefits package including a generous annual leave entitlement which increases each year with length of service, company pension, healthcare benefits and flexibility around working hours with the opportunity to work part of the week from home as standard.

An immediate Teams interview is available, please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for immediate consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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