Management Accountant

Posted 17 March 2023
Salary £40000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

About the Company:

Axon Moore are delighted to be working with a well-established business based in Eccles to appoint a Management Accountant to oversee the full finance function. The business has been established almost 30 years and has a strong position in the market, operating throughout the UK.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced Management Accountant to lead and develop the finance function of the company. There will be 2 direct reports and there will be opportunity to develop and progress in the role over their next stage of growth.  

Salary and Benefits:

Salary £40-43k DOE, out-of-town location with parking, workplace pension, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, plus others.

What we are looking for you to do/key responsibilities:
  • Leading, managing, and developing the finance function of the Company
  • Reviewing, maintaining and continuously improving financial systems, controls and processes
  • Working as part of the Management Team to support operational growth and efficiencies
  • Managing month-end cut off for invoicing both in and out
  • Maintaining accurate stock records to facilitate orders and reconciliation of materials.
  • Producing monthly cashflow statements and standard P&L & BS print from SAGE with TB
  • Developing and monitoring financial and non-financial KPI’s with MD, including variance analysis
  • Balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Calculation of commissions and bonuses and run payroll
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and managing payment to HMRC
  • Preparation of monthly sales reports for the MD
  • Onboarding new starts, including preparation of contracts and offer letters
  • Assisting external accountants with annual statutory accounts
  • Deputising for other Department Heads when absent and completing other reasonable tasks as the company may require from time to time.
Professional qualification and competencies:
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally within a service sector
  • CIMA/ACCA fully or part-qualified or qualified by experience
  • Thorough understanding of management accounts and month end procedures
  • Proven ability of meeting deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills, especially Excel
  • Experience in SAGE Line 50 essential
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to challenge, when required
  • Good communication skills, attention to detail and a desire to learn
  • Pro-active, flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to their deadlines
  • Self-motivated and autonomous worker
For more information, please contact Harriett Busby at Axon Moore