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Management Accountant

  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: Up to £55,000 plus bens per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Andrew Varty
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2742
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2023
  • Job Ref: AV/9707

My client, a PE backed FMCG company is actively searching a talented  Management Accountant to support e key Manufacturing site


Reporting to the Group Operational Financial Controller, this would be a key role within the Business with your responsibility being to provide Management Accounting, reporting and Insightful Financial Analysis for one of their operating sites.


Role and Responsibilities:


  • Reporting of and supporting the reduction of Operational Costs with emphasis on manufacturing variances.

  • Review budgets regularly to look for cost and cash reduction opportunities.

  • Prepare monthly COGS forecasts, providing analysis of operational variances to assess company performance against targets.

  • Provide Operations/Supply Chain with inventory insight to minimise stock levels and slow-moving/obsolete inventory.

  • Support Operations/Engineering in the production of accurate Capital Expenditure proposals.

  • Continuously review existing business practices to identify and implement changes which deliver greater cost efficiency and accuracy.

  • Manages data to create meaningful financial reports, identifying trends that provide awareness of potential business improvements.

  • Prepare key financial information to drive insight supporting the management team in advance of weekly/monthly meetings/board reports.

  • Extraction and analysis of data to support in the production of weekly management accounts.

  • Motivate and support more junior team members in delivering their objectives.

Previous experience and Qualifications:

  • Fully Qualified (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)

  • Previous experience of working in a similar position within the manufacturing Industry.