Management Accountant

Recruiter
AFR Consulting
Location
Preston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1239968994
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This family business based in the North Preston area has been growing steadily over recent years making quality products for both branded and own label markets. As a manufacturer in the FMCG space they need to be agile and competitive at all times, striving for excellence and encouraging innovation whilst at the same time also respecting tradition and company values. In order to support the on going expansion of this £15m t/o business they are now seeking to recruit a Management Accountant who can offer insightful financial analysis to support decision making across the sales, operations and production departments. This role would suit someone who enjoys variety and project work outside of the routine as there is plenty of opportunity (and appetite!) for you to add value across the business. Working as part of a small team your duties as Management Accountant will be:
  • Preparing the monthly management accounts pack
  • Supporting month end processes
  • Analysis of profitability and performance
  • Reporting on KPI's and operational efficiencies
  • Maintaining product costings
  • Stock management and valuation
  • Sales forecasting and analysis
  • Analysis of overheads and capex
  • Systems and process improvement

The management accountant will be expected to interact with a variety of internal and external customers, taking ownership of projects and becoming a valued member of the finance function for all departments current and future needs. Strong IT skills will be useful as you will be working with a variety of operational and financial systems, you should also be a confident communicator able to meet deadlines and key deliverables. The ideal candidate for this role would have a strong Management Accountant / Commercial Analyst background, part or fully qualified CIMA / ACCA or qualified by experience. Manufacturing experience would be nice but is not necessarily a pre-requisite.

Please apply now to be considered for this vacancy. If you are interested in Finance jobs and Accountancy vacancies in Lancashire and Greater Manchester please forward your CV to AFR Consulting and we can support your job search!

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