Management Accountant

Axon Moore LTD
Rochdale, UK
Competitive salary
16 Jul 2021
28 Jul 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The Company

Axon Moore are exclusively partnering with a well-known manufacturing business based in North Manchester. My client is looking to recruit a Senior Management Accountant. The company has experienced significant sustained revenue growth with output rising from sub £50million to circa £100million during the last 5 years is still enjoying continued growth. They are looking to hire an experienced Management Accountant to join the team, reporting into the Finance Manager.

Job title - Management Accountant (Manufacturing)

Salary - £40,000 - £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

The Role

The role has a focus on supporting the operations and commercial management teams, ensuring that the business delivers profitable growth in line with its strategic initiatives. Strong communication and analytical skills are essential as is having a continuous improvement outlook and being motivated to work on their own initiative.

Main Duties
  • Preparing and analysing monthly operational results; working closely with the manufacturing and supply chain teams to explain purchasing price variances and production performance variances.
  • Finance lead for company product costing reviews/changes (across both manufacturing sites).
  • Liaising with Planning team to ensure the appropriate SLOB provisions are maintained.
  • Take responsibility for annual stock-takes across Europe - procedures and booking adjustments.
  • Managing product master data and SAP condition tables in relation to mark-ups, purchasing and freight burden and recovery rates.
  • Supporting the sales team on pricing decisions with costing information.
  • Providing financial support to the engineering, supply chain and operations teams in VA/VE reviews.
  • Participating in the "SAP Sprint" CI improvement process to implement business change and SAP enhancements.
  • Supporting the business areas to prepare capex investment appraisals.
  • Support working capital improvement initiatives.
  • Preparing budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with the Weir Group policies and the Weir Group Code of conduct.
  • Improving reporting capability (using Power BI).
  • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned.
Person specification
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified
  • 2 years' experience within a similar role - ideally within a manufacturing industry.
  • SAP experience is essential
  • Understands and able to break down complex or diverse information; gathers and processes data to identify problems, draw conclusions and propose solutions.
  • Able to consider different options and alternatives and make appropriate recommendations; work well with others to advise, resolve problems, and implement solutions.
  • Be a confident communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Flexible and able to work on a variety of ad hoc projects.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Highly competent in using MS Office suite, particularly MS Excel

For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Aaron Conneran at Axon Moore on 07503 621 256

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