Management Accountant

Michael Page Finance
£40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My prestigious Global Manufacturing and Production client is currently looking for a commercially minded Management Accountant to join their Merseyside based Headquarters.

The have recently posted excellent results and are looking for someone to join their award winning finance team in a role that offers a high degree of business partnering and value adding work.

Client Details

Global Manufacturing and Production business based in Merseyside with an excellent reputation for staff retention, progression and development.


The Key responsibilities for the Management Accountant are;

  • Assist Financial Director/Manager with preparation of the monthly management accounts for the business within agreed timescales provided by group;
  • Undertake all balance sheet reconciliations and own the resolution of issues;
  • Support the review of all budget and forecast variances through the production of monthly variance reports
  • Liaise with central finance to ensure the controls within the business are fit for purpose and identify and implement improvements to the control environment
  • Lead the production of cash forecasting through the coordinating of all aspects of cash reporting and owning the identification of risks and opportunities for both revenue and cost
  • Support the preparation of regional reviews by providing timely cash reporting and variance analysis
  • Support the central finance team and treasury with all ad-hoc cash reporting requests and provide the team with timely and accurate information
  • Update sales price analysis on weekly basis and provide the management team with a forward forecast of price variance based upon current sales releases and achieved prices. Identify risks and opportunities
  • Coordinate the weekly sales meeting and produce the necessary management information to facilitate this meeting;
  • Produce reports on monthly marketing spend by site versus budget/forecast and review with sales teams to challenge and re-forecast/Identify opportunities for savings
  • Produce monthly overhead spend analysis by category and review versus budget/forecast to identify opportunities and risks to out-turn
  • Support the re-forecast process and annual budgeting process
  • Support the annual year end audit process


The Successful Management Management Accountant will be;

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise own workload and manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Experience of delivering timely, accurate and concise reporting
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of budgetary, cash and profit control and management reporting

Job Offer

Excellent Salary of £40-45,000 plus bonus, pension and excellent benefits including flexible working

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