Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kendal
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-06-24
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a leading manufacturing group who are looking to appoint an experienced Management Accountant due to a restructure within the finance team. With an international operational reach and 500+ employees worldwide, the organisation is regarded as a market leader in the specialist field in which it operates, supplying to many well-known and prestigious brands globally.

“People” are a core focus within the Group – investing heavily in their staff to enable job satisfaction and career advancement opportunities is core within their values. As such the organisation boasts impressive staff retention levels, with a number of staff in their talented senior management team being long-standing within the business having been promoted through the ranks.

Your New Role as Management Accountant:

As Management Accountant, you will report to an experienced and engaging Financial Controller who will act as a mentor to facilitate development opportunities. You will gain exposure across all divisions within the Group in a varied role which will include many hands on and business facing duties. This is a pivotal appointment which enables you to gain high profile within the organisation as you will be required to liaise with various key stakeholders, both internally and externally.

Your duties will include the production of the monthly management accounts pack including P&L, balance sheet and associated narratives. You will provide insights into sales, costing and margin analysis to enable effective evaluation of performance and decision making. You will support with the year end process and assist the FC in the production of budgets and forecasts.

As well as routine accounting duties, you will also be a key player in various projects. You will be involved in implementing improvements to existing systems and processes, and support with growth initiatives as required.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, you will be established in a similar level Management Accounting role and you will ideally hold full CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualification although my client is welcoming applications from individuals who are qualified to a similar level through experience. A background within the manufacturing sector is advantageous but not essential, which therefore makes this a great opportunity for a Management Accountant to gain exposure to manufacturing and cost accounting processes. Strong IT skills are imperative including Excel and you will have an analytical mindset with a forward thinking approach to your work.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

In return, you will benefit from a competitive starting salary which will depend on experience. You will also receive a generous benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; company pension; some flexibility around working hours with a degree of remote working will be considered. Please submit your CV 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.