Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kendal
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-10-25
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

An international manufacturing organisation in Cumbria have partnered with Kenton Black Finance to recruit a Management Accountant. Employing 4,000+ staff globally, this UK site (approx. 150 employees) is experiencing a period of change and growth and this pivotal Management Accountant position will take ownership of management accounting activities and month end routine, whilst being a key player in various projects and decision making.

This is a permanent opportunity, however my client is also welcoming applicants who are available at short notice to support on an interim basis whilst they go through the permanent recruitment process. A competitive daily pay rate will be offered to the successful interim candidate.

Your New Role as Finance Manager:

Reporting to the Finance Manager, as Management Accountant you will work within a friendly team of 6-7 accounts staff in a varied and hands on position. With appropriate levels of support and guidance from the Finance Manager, specific duties will include:

• Production of the monthly management accounts pack
• Supporting with statutory accounts production, liaising with external auditors as required
• Supporting with cash flow management
• Assisting with the production of budgets and forecasts
• VAT returns
• Posting accruals, prepayments and journals
• Balance sheet reconciliations

You will also be involved in various projects including an upcoming ERP implementation, M&A activity and process improvement initiatives.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this Management Accountant position, you will be experienced in a similar level position with competency in the month end process. CIMA/ACCA qualification is ideal but consideration will be given to applicants who are qualified to an appropriate level by experience. Knowledge of the manufacturing sector is hugely desirable and you will be a strong communicator, comfortable liaising with various stakeholders including Board level and Senior Management. Additionally, you will have a forward thinking working approach with the proven ability to identify and implement improved methods of working.

Salary and Reward on Offer:
You will receive a competitive starting salary and benefits package including 25 days annual leave entitlement (+ bank holidays), pension, bonus schemes, healthcare cash plan, cycle to work scheme and other benefits.
Career advancement opportunities will be available in line with anticipated company growth and succession planning.
Please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for consideration.
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.