Management Accountant


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March 15, 2024
Job Type
£35000 - £38000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered exclusively with a well-established manufacturing business on the Fylde Coast as they look to appoint a Management Accountant. With a current turnover in the region of £30m, this privately owned business have been succeeding for over 50 years, designing and supplying to a global market.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• Flexible working hours (start between 7:30am – 9:30am and finish between 4pm – 6pm) with a 1pm finish each Friday!
• Opportunity for some working from home once established in the role
• Study package if required
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• 4% employer pension contribution
• Annual pay reviews
• Company sick pay
• Employee assistance programme
• Eye care vouchers
• Discount scheme with offers from many known brands
• Employee referral scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Car maintenance scheme
• Free on site parking

Your New Role as Management Accountant:

This role reports into an engaging Head of Finance who has worked for the business for 20 years. Working in a friendly team, as Management Accountant your duties will include:
• Preparation of monthly divisional management accounts packs for review by the Head of Finance
• Posting accruals and prepayments
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Variance analysis
• Preparing monthly divisional KPI reports
• Producing the monthly profit flash reports for review
• Assisting with budget and forecast preparation
• Providing support with stock takes as required
• Assisting with year-end accounting requirements including liaison with auditors
• Communicate with various non-finance HOD’s to deliver financial insight, responding to any queries

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful candidate will ideally be actively studying CIMA or ACCA (study support will be provided) or be AAT qualified and committed to continue studying. Exposure to month end management accounting duties is also required, ideally within a manufacturing environment. Strong Excel skills are essential including pivot tables and VLookups and experience of ERP systems and reporting tools is desirable. Strong communication skills are also required as the role involves business partnering across departments and presenting financial insight to various internal stakeholders, and presenting on KPIs at monthly meetings.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market 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. As 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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