Management Accountant/Finance Business Partner


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October 19, 2022
Job Type
£42000 - £48000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
Contact Email


Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a large manufacturing Group in Kendal as they seek to appoint an experienced Management Accountant/Finance Business Partner to cover a period of upcoming maternity leave. This long-term contract of around 14 months will provide varied exposure across month end routine combined with business partnering duties within a sizeable division of a complex Group structure.

Hybrid working will be available along with flexibility on working hours. A part time/reduced working week can be considered for the successful individual. An immediate start is available and a comprehensive handover will be provided.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

The successful candidate will benefit from a market leading rewards and benefits package, outlined below (more detail can be provided upon request):

• Competitive pay rate depending on experience
• Flexible working including hybrid/remote
• Bonus schemes
• Company pension up to 6% employer contribution
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• Sick pay up to 26 weeks
• Life assurance, 4 x salary
• Discount schemes
• Cycle to work scheme
• On site company gym
• Awards and recognition schemes
• Various healthcare and wellbeing benefits

Your New Role as Management Accountant/Finance Business Partner:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, as Management Accountant/Finance Business Partner responsibilities will include:

• Production of the monthly management accounts pack including balance sheet, P&L and commentary
• Building and maintaining relationships with various key internal stakeholders, providing meaningful financial insight and support to aid effective decision making
• Support with budgeting and forecasting activities
• Assist with year end and audit requirements
• Create reporting packs and hold periodic meetings with budget holders to discuss potential efficiencies and cost-savings
• Liaise with other finance professionals within the business to agree intercompany balances
• Be a key player in driving continual improvements including process and system improvements

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The ideal candidate will be proven in a similar level Management Accounting position, ideally with knowledge of a manufacturing or product based business. Strong communication skills are required, with the ability to influence and challenge where required. Strong IT skills are essential including Excel as you will be using complex models and spreadsheets, handling large data volumes.

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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