Management Accountant

Posted 10 January 2023
Salary £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and hybrid working
LocationMiddleton
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceHB36999MAW
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are working with a well-established business based in the Middleton/Oldham area to recruit a Part/nearly qualified Management Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and successful company who are looking to strengthen the finance team. This role will support the FD and oversee the month-end process and completion of MA packs, reporting and analysis. 

Salary and benefits:

Salary - £38-45k DOE 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, free parking, 37.5 hour week and hybrid working.

 Responsibilities include: 
  • Managing and overseeing the team to ensure that tasks are completed accurately and in line with the month end timetable
  • Continuous improvement and development of the team, supporting and mentoring
  • Preparing the management accounts in line with set deadlines
  • Reviewing the month end spend analysis and accruals and prepayment
  • Payroll Management- including processing holiday, sick and maternity/paternity pay and
  • expenses, calculating overtime, shift payments and pay increases
  • Balance Sheet and Control Account reconciliations and review
  • Approving payments and reviewing and managing cashflow
  • Overseeing and managing the annual audit process and preparing the statutory accounts
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to Senior Management Team
  • Product Costing and Analysis
  • Reporting on budgetary variances
  • Maintaining and improving the reporting capabilities within the system
  • Completing and submitting all HMRC submissions, including Intrastat & VAT returns
  • Managing, reporting on and reconciling all intercompany costs
  • Preparation and reporting of key KPI’s for the business
  • Monitoring and review of current accounting systems and operations in order to recommend and introduce improved methods of working.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties where necessary
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Fully Qualified or Part Qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Advanced IT skills, particularly MS Excel and Sage 200
  • Previous experience of managing/supervising a team ideal
  • Commercially focused with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Confident to use initiative, solve problems, and report accordingly to the management team
  • Ability to work to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore