Management Accountant

Job TitleSectorLocationSalaryDate Added
Management Accountant Manufacturing Northampton£40-£45k per annum3/01/2018

Management Accountant


£40-£45k per annum

Purpose of the role: To assist the Finance Controller to establish, develop and maintain robust financial control and to contribute to the commercial development of the business.

Key aspects to the role:

  • Responsibility for the preparation of monthly accounts, retail accounts and statutory accounts
  • Responsibility for all external reporting to Government agencies and tax authorities- Produce weekly and monthly cash flow forecasts
  • Co-ordinate and produce an annual budget and provide regular updates
  • Produce targeted and challenging weekly reporting to managers and decision makers
  • Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are performed on a monthly basis
  • Work with Operational and Commercial colleagues to calculate product costs and devise appropriate pricing structures
  • Control cash and foreign exchange exposure
  • Ensure the business has the right information to support any significant decisions being made
  • Ensure the appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
  • Implement, develop and maintain the ERP system
  • Liaise with external accountants for tax and annual audit
  • Liaison with bank manager
  • VAT returns (UK & EU)


Experience and skills needed:

  • CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant
  • Experience of working in the manufacturing industry
  • Experience of manufacturing process flows and efficiency gains, particularly knowledge of LEAN environment
  • Advanced Excel skills including VBA
  • Experience of an ERP system
  • Product costing and price modelling experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


My client is looking for a self-motivated accounting professional who can roll their sleeves up and get involved in multiple projects to align the finance department.

This person must have outstanding MS Excel abilities and be able to work with SAGE software or similar.