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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Redditch
Salary: 35000 - 40000
REF: NM-1703
Contact Name: Lissa Fletcher
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Management Accountant

Redditch • Permanent • Full Time • £35-40k (negotiable DOE)

Arden Personnel is recruiting for a Management Accountant for a specialist manufacturing company based in Redditch. The ideal candidate would have previous experience working for a small business within Manufacturing

Day to day duties are as follows:

The purpose of the Management Accountant role is:

  • Financial reporting
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Balance sheet recs every month
  • Variance analysis vs budget and standards
  • Annual audit, corporation tax return, and statutory accounts
  • Highlights / summaries / areas for focus for Senior Management Team
  • Input of monthly financials to group consolidation system
  • Input forecast / budgets
  • Run monthly reports of stock levels and reconcile to balance sheet
  • Review standard costs and purchase price variances updating system accordingly
  • Manage back-office stocktake process (preparation, printing, inputting, checking, variance investigation & reporting)
  • Review margins
  • Segmental reporting; prepare P&L by cost
  • Costs are allocated to the right cost center
  • Making corrections as appropriate, investigating the cause and correcting
  • Reporting and reviewing P&L’s to/with cost/profit center managers
  • Produce weekly rolling 4-week cash forecasts
  • Actual cash flow reporting
  • Monitor spend against budget
  • Pricing/costing support
  • All governmental submissions (VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat, PAYE / NI, ONS returns)
  • Adhoc holiday cover for finance team (2 team members)
    • Credit control
    • Posting supplier invoices

The Successful Management Accountant must have the following skills/experience

  • Fully qualified / part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or equivalent) or QBE
  • Experienced SAP user (Desirable)
  • Fully proficient in Excel (and familiarity with other MS office applications)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels and within different functions in a multi-national environment
  • Strong commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Accurate and methodical in data analysis
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple competing priorities
  • Able to work under pressure with a strong desire to achieve aggressive targets
  • A strong work ethic and team orientation
  • Fluent in English (both written & spoken)
  • Experience within a fast-paced, service/manufacturing environment is essential


What's on offer for the successful Management Accountant

  • Salary up to £35-40,000 DOE
  • Free Parking
  • Hours 08.15-17.00

Apply for our Management Accountant role:

To apply for our Management Accountant role please click the apply button. Job reference NM-1703. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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We recruit in the following sectors:
Commercial – Administration, Accountancy & Finance, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, HR and IT
Building Services – Operational Management, Engineering/Facilities Management & Electrical, Supervisory, Contract & Project Management, Business Development, Senior Level
Manufacturing – Technical, Engineering, and Manufacturing

The areas Arden Personnel recruit in are:
Alcester, Redditch, Studley, Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Evesham, Broadway, Pershore, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bromsgrove, Chipping Camden, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Henley-in-Arden.