Senior Management Accountant - Hebden Bridge- Manufacturing

Posted 23 May 2023
Salary £55000 - £60000 per annum
LocationWest Yorkshire
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

Are you a fully qualified or qualified by experience Management Accountant with experience in manufacturing looking for a new challenge with an exciting, fast growing local business?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative, dynamic and forward thinking manufacturing business with an impressive site based near Hebden Bridge. The business has experienced some very impressive growth over the last 2 years, and are continuing on that growth trajectory with exciting plans over 2023/2024, so this is the perfect time to join them!

This role will work as the number two to the Group taking responsibility for delivering the management accounts pack, that consists not only of reliable and meaningful numbers, but comes with insightful analysis that will help drive the business forward.

Commercial acumen and the ability to build relationships with non finance stakeholders will be key in this role, as you will be working closely with the SLT to assist in driving the business forward.

It is an an opportunity for someone with acute accounting and business partnering skills, to get under the skin of the business to add value and make a real impact!

Key duties of this role will include:
  • Preparation of management accounts including P&L, balance sheet, detailed variance analysis, MI pack, cashflow and commentary
  • Preparation of weekly financial reporting including sales, margin and production variances
  • Provide detailed excel spreadsheet modelling for analysis and forecasting purposes
  • Preparation of reports, written, numerical and visual, using a proficiency in Excel, PowerBI, and PowerPoint for presentation to the Leadership Team and the Board of Directors
  • Continuously look for opportunities to streamline processes to increase efficiency of month-end and enable the focus to remain forward-looking
  • Responsible for rolling P&L and Cashflow forecasts as well as the annual budget
  • Work with the HR Manager to produce monthly Payroll on Sage
  • Work with the Group FC to proactively lead efficient cash-flow management through the Sales and Purchase Ledger functions within the team

The successful candidate will:
  • Be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified, or qualified by experience - Essential
  • Be an experienced management accountant with experience in manufacturing/FMCG - Essential
  • Have proven experience of driving process improvements within a finance team - Essential
  • Be commercially astute with strong business partnering skills and the ability to build strong relationships with non finance stakeholders - Essential

What's on offer?
  • Private Healthcare
  • Christmas bonus
  • Option to buy sell holiday days
  • EAP/Wellbeing Programme
  • Clear career progression plan to FC
  • On site parking