Management Accountant

Michael Page
Market Drayton, Shropshire
£40000 - £45000 per annum
07 May 2021
14 May 2021
JN -042021-2567304
Matthew Sanders
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

In this management accountant position you will be responsible for start to finish management accounts and will oversee the month end process.

Client Details

An award-winning and market-share leading food manufacturer. Their vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation, and integrity.


* Analysis of daily operating performance including material and labour variances to the Site Financial Controller to review at the daily Variance meeting.

* Preparation of the monthly management accounts pack to gross margin including margin variances, purchase and selling price variances, labour, and material variances.

* To oversee preparation and interpretation of daily/weekly/monthly site KPIs.

* To oversee product costing for all new products and investigation of existing costing where an anomaly is identified in the variance reviews.

* Analysis of Sales forecasts and review of promotional proposals and sales provisions.

* Preparation of weekly and monthly results to feed into the Site Financial Controller for site team review and corporate consolidation.

* Input as required into weekly site forecast updates.

* Analysis of costs down to gross margin vs forecasts, identifying risks and opportunities to manage with the Operational team.

* Balance Sheet Reconciliations and operation of other Financial Controls as necessary.

* Drive improvements throughout the processes.

* Tracking and forecasting of site Capex projects and site/off site Stock holding including raw materials, packaging, and finished goods.

* Managing a team of 2; Assistant Management Accountant and Finance Technician.

* Ad hoc analysis as required by the Financial Controller.

* Act as deputy on site in the absence of the Financial Controller.


* Experience of Financial Performance Analysis in a manufacturing environment.

* Demonstrated understanding of standard costing.

* Experience of Financial Reporting and Forecasting in accordance with group policies and deadlines.

* Qualified

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