Management Accountant

Management Accountant

  • Location

    Cannock, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, parking

  • Contact:

    Philippa Templeton

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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This is a fantastic newly-created opportunity for a hands-on Management Accountant to support the Head of Finance in the growth and development of the Finance Department, within a growing successful manufacturing business, based in Cannock, Staffordshire. The Management Accountant will play a critical part in supporting the development of the management accounting process, Information Systems, and KPI development.

The fundamental aim of the role will be to support the Head of Finance in delivering monthly management accounts, budgets & forecasts, gross profit analysis and weekly/ monthly KPI's. The role will also involve the delivery of accurate, timely business information for the business to drive strategic, financial and operational improvements

The Management Accountant responsibilities will include:

  • Establish, measure and track key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Assist in Annual Budgeting and Monthly Forecasting.
  • Management of Fixed Assets (all aspects; including capital expenditure & depreciation).
  • Inventory Management & Reporting (overhead rates, costing).
  • Analyse financial information, including Gross Profit, to provide insights to leadership.
  • Assist in completion of Monthly Management Accounts, within prescribed deadlines, including Management Information Pack.
  • Support Interim & Year End Audit.
  • Ad hoc project work

The successful Management Accountant will either be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA), part-qualified, finalist, or QBE with strong manufacturing accounting experience. We seek a clear and effective communicator, with solid ERP system and MS Excel experience, costing, and the ability to effectively understand and manage information at a detailed level. As this Management Accountant role is within an SME manufacturing business, we seek a hands-on accountant, who can manage multiple tasks, work autonomously, take responsibility and make improvements.

The salary for this interesting and varied Management Accountant role based in Cannock, Staffordshire, is dependant on previous experience: in the region of £40,000. You will also be entitled to a defined contributory pension, and private healthcare, plus free parking. The business is growing rapidly, and you will be under the mentorship of a supportive and friendly executive team.

To apply for the manufacturing Management Accountant role, based in Cannock, Staffordshire, please apply at your earliest convenience with your most recent CV, or feel free to get in touch with us directly. Thank you.

The offices are based in Cannock, Staffordshire, which are easily commutable from Wolverhampton, Shropshire; Burntwood, Rugeley, Lichfield, Walsall, Bloxwich, Stafford, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.

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