Industry leading manufacturing company is seeking an ambitious and motivated management accountant at their Warrington location to add to a growing finance function.
Established over 75 years ago my client has become one of the leading manufacturers in their chosen field.
Specialising in FMCG they have a range of industry leading products that have seen the company to great success.
They are an international brand and with a UK turnover in excess of £15m they are expanding rapidly in this new market.
With over 50 staff at their UK location they are primed for expansion and this is an exciting time to join a growing company in an exciting market
The successful Management Accountant will be expected to;
*To complete the Management Accountant consolidation process, including month end, budgeting and forecasting processes.
*Production & distribution of management accounts packs & other related reports including thorough review of all material variances.
*Supporting Budget holders and the Financial Reporting function in understanding cost centre spend, with additional reporting as required.
*Provide detailed reports for Re forecasts, Budgeting, and Month end.
*Management and preparation of monthly journals to ensure that all overhead costs are accurate & reflective
*Review of overhead costs with appropriate cost transfers, accruals & prepayments
*Regular liaison with Group to ensure all information requirements are satisfied on a timely basis
*Support the Financial Reporting team throughout the year end audit process and liaise with external auditors as required
*Look to continuously improve the processes operated on an ongoing basis, making appropriate improvement suggestions to line managers.
*Ensuring that the balance sheet/trial balances of all reporting entities are appropriately monitored & controlled and all risk fully visible.
*Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role
The successful candidate will be/have;
*Part or final stages (CIMA/ACCA) or qualified by experience.
*Attention to detail is essential
*Organised approach to work with good time management skills
*Able to deal with change positively
*Strong project management, analytical, organisational and problem solving skills and abilities
*Strong MS Office skills
*Possess strong communication skills
This role will offer a competitive package;
*Salary based around 30-35k
*Study package offering tuition, study leave, exam payments, membership costs and increments on salary depending on level passed
*Internal mentoring system and cross training across the accountancy function
*25 days holiday + bank holidays
*Flexible benefits scheme offering, health care, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme etc
*Free Parking / Easy transport links