Management Accountant

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary £45000 - £51000 per annum
LocationWigan
Discipline Qualified Finance
ReferenceGO/8936
Contact NameGeorge Oyston

Job description

Your new company
Your new company is a market leading manufacturer in the Wigan area. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Management Accountant to join the team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
• Preparation and reporting of weekly/monthly management accounts with appropriate variance analysis and commentary to explain performance.
• Control income/expenditure within the business, ensuring that costs are in line with budget.
• Ensure balance sheets and cash flows are accurate and reconciled.
• Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
• Manage capital expenditure spend effectively and to budget.
• Communicate and interpret financial data to non-financial managers.
• Maintain, develop, and implement financial policies, procedures and internal controls.
• Develop and lead a transactional finance team.
• Assist in recruiting and training other/new team members when requested.

What you'll need to succeed
• Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
• Strong background in accounting and financial management, with good understanding of reporting procedures and record-keeping.
• Excellent IT skills including MS Office software, and ERP financial packages.
• Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 desirable.
• Advanced knowledge of Excel, with ability to use complex formulas and deal with high volumes of processes and data, in particular effective data manipulation (including pivot tables and lookups, etc.)
• Strong written, verbal communication and people skills - ability to manage and influence stakeholders and present financial information to non-financial colleagues.

What you'll get in return
• Competitive basic salary of up to £50,000 + 10% bonus
• 33 days annual leave + option to buy /sell 2 days per annum
• Hybrid working pattern
• On site parking
• Progression & development opportunities

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 George on goyston@axonmoore.com or 07442689756