Management Accountant

Cordant People
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client based in Manchester City Centre are looking for a Management Accountant to join them on a full time, permanent basis.

The business are currently entering an exciting period of growth and are looking for a Management Accountant to take on the end-to-end accounting responsibility. As part of this growth they are transitioning from Quickbooks to Microsoft NAV and so there is scope to drive process improvements.

You will be joining a growing and energetic business in the heart of Manchester City Centre. The role involves working closely with the senior management team and providing them with monthly reporting and on-going analysis. You will help in providing accurate and relevant financial advice, support and information to budget managers.

You will ensure that financial controls are in place & maintained. You should be able to demonstrate previous experience and be fully computer literate.


* Monthly management accounts reporting, input for board packs
* KPI analysis and commentary of performance against budget
* Bank and balance sheet reconciliations
* Budgeting, cash & accruals forecasting
* Preparation of statutory accounts, corporation tax returns and confirmation statements
* Payroll processing including pensions (Sage)
* Invoice processing (sales & purchasing) and VAT returns
* Supplier payment runs, credit control and maintaining communication
* Contributing to improving current processes and systems
* Ad-hoc projects and finance queries

Ideal Candidate:

* Qualified Accountant (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA or equivalent)
* Experience delivering a high-quality service while maintaining competing stakeholder relationships.
* Microsoft NAV experience is preferred, but not required. Demonstrable experience implementing new accounting software or using varying accounting software packages is favourable.
* Good Excel knowledge (VLookups, Pivot tables)
* Strong communication skills essential
* Has initiative and can work with minimum supervision
* Quick to learn and adaptable. A "can do" mind-set
* A self-starter with the ability to work to tight deadlines
* Pro-active, problem-solving and results-orientated
* Ability to prioritise workload with an attention to detail and willingness to complete projects in a timely and efficient manner
* Good organisational skills


* £35,000 - £45,000

If you feel you would be suited to the role and would like more information please apply directly or contact Ruby Melling at Cordant People Manchester.


Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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