Management Accountant

Michael Page
Staffordshire, Lichfield
£40000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits
04 Jul 2022
01 Aug 2022
JN -062022-5666848
Alice Cartwright
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
  • Excellent opportunity to join a fast growing manufacturing business in Lichfield

Client Details

Michael Page are delighted to partner with our client, a chemical cleaning manufacturer based just outside of Lichfield. The business is going through a rapid period of growth which has resulted in plans for a new site which will open within the next 6 months. This will allow the business to increase their turnover by 50% over the next 5 years.

Our client is looking for a Management Accountant with extensive standard costing experience to join their team in Lichfield. The role involves a large amount of business partnering and liaising with stakeholders. The business operates with a very lean structure which will enable the Management Accountant to have autonomy over their role.


  • Managing, coaching, and developing a small team
  • Taking responsibility for creating, maintaining and improving the standard cost model
  • Overseeing the development of the product costing system as part of our major ERP IT project to incorporate machine, production labour rates and overhead apportionment
  • Maintaining costs for the purposes of stock valuation, pricing, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Collating sales and cost of sales data to produce and analyse business information
  • Attending internal meetings and provide considerable input to company budgets and forecasts
  • Reporting and presenting P&L results, KPIs and trends to assist directors and managers in driving profits and efficiency


  • 5+ years working in a management accounting role in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience and full understanding of actual and standard costing with an ERP system
  • 2+ years staff supervision or management
  • ACMA qualification would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to contribute to business and process change

Job Offer

The package for this Management Accountant role includes:

  • A fast-paced responsible role within a supportive finance environment
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid role with flexible working options available
  • Non-contributory private health care and critical illness cover
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance at three times salary
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff purchase scheme - take products home free of charge

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