Management Accountant


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March 25, 2024
Job Type
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a large and successful business in Preston who are looking to strengthen their finance team by recruiting a new Management Accountant within one of their divisions. This privately owned, award winning business has been operating for 150+ years and are one of Lancashire’s largest employers.

This all-encompassing Management Accountant role offers the opportunity to add value in many areas being involved in various projects and process improvements, whilst remaining hands on in routine accounting duties with business partnering elements.

This position is very well suited to a finalist or newly qualified accountant seeking an all-encompassing role, working alongside high calibre finance professionals.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

This business prides itself on impressive staff retention rates which is achieved through offering career advancement opportunities and an inclusive working environment. The following benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate:

• A competitive starting salary, up to £50,000 depending on experience
• Annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
• Ongoing training, development and career progression
• An array of health and wellbeing benefits
• Long service awards and recognition
• Various discount schemes
• 4pm finish each Friday

Your New Role as Management Accountant:

Receiving ongoing support from an engaging Finance lead, specific responsibilities will include:

• Preparation of management accounts including detailed commentary and analysis
• Providing financial support in various projects
• Preparation of annual budgets
• Supporting with the year end accounting process
• Reviewing existing processes, providing recommendations for improvements and implementing these where possible
• Liaising with various stakeholders within the business, providing meaningful financial information and advice
• Overseeing the work of the junior finance team members, mentoring and coaching to enable skills advancement

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful candidate will be fully qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA), or actively studying and approaching full qualification. You will be proven in a similar management accounting role and demonstrate strong business partnering capabilities with the confidence to communicate and build relationships with various internal and external stakeholders. Advanced Excel ability is desirable with the ability to handle and manipulate large data volumes.

Ongoing support and training will be provided to enable career development and long-term success within your role.

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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