Management Accountant

35000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000/annum
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant

Based in the Chester area, we are a long-established manufacturing company that is a subsidiary of a larger group. The business is a class leader in its field, it is profitable and cash generative.

Joining the business in a newly created Management Accountant role, to meet current and future business demands, you will report directly to a Finance Director in a broad all-encompassing Management Accountant role.

This is a fantastic progressive role with an opportunity to develop and qualify utilising the experience of the qualified accountants around you.

The company is investing in a new SAP system and the individual will be required to support the Finance Director in all finance aspects of the implementation.

Responsibilities include:

- Responsibility for ledger entries and completing the monthly accounts to trial balance
- Assisting in preparing a company profit & loss account and Balance Sheet ensuring they are completed accurately and on a timely basis for reporting results to Group management
- Monthly reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts
- Assisting with the annual budget and monthly re-forecasts including monthly meetings with, Finance Director and Board Directors.
- Ensuring the provision of timely and valuable management and operational information across the business, maintaining and expanding a range of reports to assist budget holders in the effective management of their costs and revenue targets.
- Playing a key role in assisting with the annual statutory audits to ensure the company is compliant and attain a clean audit each year.
- Updating product costs and charging labour and overhead rates.
- Supervising a small accounts team, including purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit control and payroll
- Assisting the Finance Director in implementation of a new SAP system, including the design of a new chart of accounts for financial reporting
- Assisting in recruitment and training as the finance team expands

- Applicants will be active studiers
- Nearly Qualified or newly qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA
- With varied accounting skills and knowledge of Management Accounting, Budgeting & Forecasting.
- Previous experience of SAP is a distinct advantage but not essential.
- You will have a professional, committed and organised approach and a hunger for driving results, working to deliver continuous improvement, and striving to offer a top-class customer service focus.
- Good analytical skills, attention to detail and good communication skills are all essential in this role, as is the ability to work under pressure.

This is a brilliant time to be joining the business.

A generous salary, envisaged at GBP35K is complimented with Study Support,

25 days Holiday,
Free onsite parking
and a chance to grow with a rapidly expanding organisation