Senior Management Accountant

Michael Page
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Up to £45000 per annum
21 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Oliver Summers
Contract type
Part time

An operational senior management accountant position, with commercial responsibilities at the core. The role is based on a functional manufacturing site, which is also the company's UK Head Office.

Client Details

A global manufacturing brand on the fringes of Stockport, with turnovers over half a million YonY as an industry leader.


Senior Management Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Be a key business partner working proactively with the management team and their teams to drive business decisions and understanding
  • To be proactive in assisting across the other areas of finance and the business
  • To look for continuous improvement opportunities within the areas of responsibility
  • To ensure that controls are followed so that errors cannot occur
  • To ensure that all processes under the detailed responsibilities are compliant with company and external rules and regulations
  • To ensure business transactions are accounted for correctly and that all financial impacts and implications are recognised
  • Ensure business transactions are accounted for correctly and in the correct period for the areas of responsibility and that all financial impacts and implications are recognised
  • Responsible for SOX and process adherence for the areas of responsibility
  • Assist the Site Director/Responsible(s) allocated in preparing the full forecast and budget process for their site for presentation to the Business Controller, MD and FD.
  • Prepare and issue accurate and timely monthly management reports
  • Ensure correct and timely monthly accounting and reporting for all areas allocated
  • Responsible to examine customer and product profitability for the business for the sites allocated
  • Examine all key variances and trends as a % of sales


Senior Management Accountant:

  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA or equivalent with 5 years post qualified experience
    • Educated to degree level or equivalent
    • Minimum of three years commercial experience, ideally in manufacturing
    • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office, being especially strong in Excel and Data manipulation
    • Knowledge of accounting systems, ideally with costing/ERP experience
    • Excellent analytical skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills especially to non-financial colleagues

    • Excellent reporting skills

    • Strong business understanding

    • Ability to prioritise and organise workload

    • Ability to produce accurate work and to pay attention to details

    • Flexible attitude to work, both proactive and reactive

    • Strong personal drive, an ability to make things happen and see things through to completion

    • Displays strong team working behaviours and is supportive to colleagues

    • Tenacious problem solver with determination to identify, flag and explain root causes of problems and make recommendations.

Job Offer

A competitive salary, generous holiday package, and an early finish on a Friday to name but one perk!

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