Management Accountant

Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Up to £40000 per annum + study support
18 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
JN -022021-2170561
Martin Christian
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

We are working exclusively with a private equity backed manufacturing business in Skelmersdale to recruit a part qualified / finalist level Management Accountant.

Client Details

This business has been performing very well and has the backing of private investors to help with their current phase of growth. They are a well established manufacturing working with some of the UK's largest and most recognisable businesses.


Reporting into the Head of Finance, you will take responsibility for:

  • Preparing management accounts, including P&L analysis
  • Analysis of variances to budget and/or forecast with commentary
  • Journal postings
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Daily, weekly and monthly MI reporting
  • Developing MI processes
  • Analysis of data and turning into meaningful reports to be presented to board
  • Business partnering with other departments to drive business performance, reduce costs and identify areas of opportunity or weakness
  • Supporting the product and standard costing processes
  • Overseeing junior members of the team


For the Management Accountant role, you must have worked in a similar role and be able to produce a full set of management accounts. Other important skills include:

  • Able to prepare budgets
  • Strong communication skills to be able to effectively partner with other areas of the business
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Hardworking attitude and proactive approach to improve processes
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • SAP knowledge is desirable
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA part qualified or finalist level
  • Ideally to have worked in manufacturing

Job Offer

As Management Accountant you will get as part of your overall package:

  • £40,000 salary
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company pension
  • Free on site parking
  • Healthcare
  • Opportunities to develop and progress

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