Management Accountant

Robert Walters
17 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Management AccountantCrewe, CheshireSalary £35 - 45, 000 per annumOur client is a leader within their field, growing rapidly due to acquisition they have a fantastic opportunity for a Management Accountant to join their UK wide business in this newly created role.

Experience required:

  • Ideally CIMA/ACA/ACCA qualified (QBE considered)
  • High Attention to Detail
  • Strong Excel & Data Analysis Skills
  • Highly Organised & Methodical
  • Ability to build cross functional relationships
  • Experience with ERP systems advantageous
  • Ability to coach/mentor more junior members of team
  • Comfortable with prioritising multiple tasks and making accurate assumptions when required
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

The Management Accountant will support the commercial finance function and take responsibility for Rebates, Accrued Income, Sales and Margin Reporting as well as supporting with the training and mentoring of junior members of the finance team.

Some key responsibilities as follows:


  • System Reconciliation & Processing of Inbound & Outbound Supplier Rebates
  • Checking & reviews of Sales out Rebates based on system reports & credit notes raised
  • Calculations & Postings of Month End Inbound & Outbound Supplier Rebate Provisions
  • Reconciliation of Rebates against Accounts Provisions & Profit and Loss Movements
  • Work closely with Commercial Finance to reconcile and understand weekly & monthly rebate costs and income against dashboard reporting & budget variances
  • Accrued Income
  • Reconcile Supplier Funding (Accrued Income) Provisions against buyers schedules
  • Reconciliation of monthly P&L and Balance Sheet Accrued income movements
  • Approval of Supplier Funding sales orders to enable invoice generation
  • Monthly postings and reconciliation of Franchisee Overrider Provisions


  • Review of integrity checks to ensure completeness of weekly & monthly sales
  • Reconciliation of GL Sales against weekly dashboard reporting
  • Monthly postings of intercompany sales elimination
  • Cost of Sales
  • Purchase Price Variance (PPV) weekly reporting - support Commercial Finance & Buying teams to understand cost errors and enable corrections
  • Monthly postings of profit in stock adjustment
  • System stock reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of store returns - stock returned & store credit system process
  • Reconcile Stock Gains & Losses against reporting
  • Ownership of all margin entries in the P&L to ensure completeness

Margin Reporting

  • Ownership of weekly sales & margin reporting
  • Ownership of key integrity checks & concise commentary weekly
  • Work with Commercial Finance to perform the reconciliation of Gross & Net Product Margin against weekly reporting
  • Work with Commercial Finance to understand monthly variances to budgets and forecasts

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