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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Salary: 38000 - 42000
REF: Management Accountant
Contact Name: Natalie Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Management Accountant

Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

The Employer

You will represent a business of high reputation and long standing, with an enviable and varied customer base.  We are looking for someone who can align themselves with our high quality brand; a proven Management Accountant with excellent commerciality, enthusiasm and ability to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when the pressure is on.  Ambition is key, likewise a desire to ‘belong’, and view this as an opportunity offering scope and longevity.  

The Role - the purpose of the role is to produce and issue accurate and timely Management Information in support of key business decisions.  

Reporting to the C.F.O. the Management Accountant will be responsible for:  

  • Producing monthly management accounts including  P&L, balance sheet, variance analysis and KPIs
  • Cost of sales calculation
  • Purchase order analysis
  • 3 x weekly stock allocation vs sales order report
  • Sales order and invoice reporting and data analysis/correction
  • Production activity reporting incl works order requirements
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Departmental reporting
  • Ad Hoc Project work


Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Part-qualified/qualified CIMA/ACCA, or qualified through experience
  • Previous experience in a similar Managements Accounts position incl Budgeting 
  • Advanced Excel skills Experience in using large spreadsheets
  • Experience using Sage Line 50
  • Experience in creation of complicated excel spreadsheets
  • Outgoing personality
  • Attention to detail and a questioning mind
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Previous finance experience within the manufacturing sector desirable (but not essential)