Management Accountant

Posted 02 October 2023
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Study support
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore are exclusively working with a fantastic entrepreneurial SME in Lancaster to recruit an ambitious Management Accountant. They're a robust, long-standing business with a strong reputation.

This will be a brilliant long term opportunity for an individual who is business minded, wants to contribute to the company’s ongoing success, and learn directly from a high-calibre and very knowledgeable MD.

Ideally candidates will be nearly or newly qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA with strong analytical ability, and able to manage multiple projects in tandem. In addition, strong excel skills and preferably prior sage 50 knowledge would be advantageous.

Responsibilities include:
  • The preparation of monthly management accounts, P&L and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Completion of VAT Returns
  • Nominal Ledger postings, including accruals and prepayments, depreciation and general journals
  • Line Manager responsibility and mentoring for one trainee accountant
  • Assist with Cashflow forecasting and daily cash management
  • Any ad hoc Financial Reporting for the Group and Senior Management
  • Preparation for and participation in audits ensuring completion of any audits that are required, including Tax and Statutory reporting
  • Partnering with Operations to resolve issues and support continuous improvement
  • Measuring, maintaining, monitoring and reporting all costings and calculations to ensure profitability is correctly maintained and reported, highlighting any products or operations that fall below required margins.
  • Continually reviewing processes to identify potential improvements
  • Working closely with MD on routine and ad hoc financial activities
  • Ad hoc project work
Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Kat Goulding on or on 07464 598852.