Management Accountant

Posted 12 January 2024
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameLauren Chapman

Job description

Management Accountant | Altrincham | Up to £45k | Hybrid 

I am delighted to be working alongside a market leading, highly entrepreneurial, privately owned business based in South Manchester looking to add a Management Accountant to their team. From the beginning of their journey to now the business has evolved significantly through an impressive growth journey and with no signs of slowing down, this an exciting time to join an already established business during a continuous phase of expansion.

Reporting into the financial controller, the successful applicant will be a pivotal member of the finance function supporting the wider group of businesses in all aspects of financial reporting.

With no future plans to recruit above this level, this is very exciting role in a fast-paced company; enabling excellent career progression for the right person.

Key Responsibilities:

Line management of 1 Finance Assistant an 1 Finance Apprentice

Mentor and develop junior members of finance team, including monthly 1-2-1’s and Personal Development Plans

Production of monthly management accounts for all group companies including (but not limited to) month end close, calculation of accrued/deferred income, prepayments, accruals, maintenance of Fixed Asset Register, intercompany reconciliation

Owner of balance sheet reconciliations for all group companies

Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for margin improvement

Production of quarterly VAT returns

Cash management

Review of supplier payment runs

Review of monthly payrolls

Identify and implement improvements to procedures / processes and systems

Ownership of issue resolution and escalation point for any financial queries

Support with budgeting and forecasting

Assisting with annual audit and statutory reporting

Assisting in the implementation of a new finance system


Finalist / Newly Qualified CIMA/ACCA

Ability to demonstrate high attention to detail and show strong analytical skills.

Good technical accounting knowledge.

Advanced computer literacy skills, particularly in Excel.

Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders

Be proactive and think outside the box

Be able to adapt in a rapidly changing environment

Willingness to “roll sleeves up” and support the wider business

Team player with a friendly and open manner


Study support available

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Employee Assistance Programme offering counselling and other support services.

Free on-site parking

Employee Recognition Awards

Company pension scheme