Management Accountant (Qualified)

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  • Location

    Cheshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £39000.00 - £42500.00 per annum

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    Brent Slocombe

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Morson International (Accountancy and Finance Division). Assisting with our clients recruitment for a Management Accountant (Qualified) based in Cheshire.

Reporting to the Financial Controller.

Previous experience of working within a manufacturing facility (essential). Good interpersonal skills (liaising with shopfloor and office staff/colleagues).

Role Purpose

Deliver accurate reportinginto site profitability on a weekly basis with the ability to understand the variances reported. Provide insight and analysis in order to drive improved productivity.

Key Accountabilities


  • Production of weekly and period end accounts and dashboard/metrics
  • Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Analysis and control of overhead expenditure, including regular reviews with budget holders of variances to budget
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required to help maximise the financial performance of the business
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement of operational analysis and management information for the business

2. Manufacturing Analysis

  • Provide regular insightful analysis on waste and other manufacturing variances
  • Work closely with the business to implement bakery operation process improvements to increase quality of analysis and insight into manufacturing variances
  • Work alongside the Financial Controller to challenge the business using data and insight in order to drive variance reduction

3. Product Costing

  • Take ownership of the end to end costing process holding various departments to account for their inputs (i.e. sales, product development, procurement, operations)
  • Run the quarterly costing update working closely with commercial to provide understanding to changes in product margins
  • Master data setup and costing of routine new products

4. Systems/Master Data

  • Be accountable for SAP master data, e.g. customers, suppliers, products
  • Be the initial point of contact for SAP queries across the business, working with group helpdesk where necessary

Candidate Specification:

CIMA or ACCA Qualified
Educated to degree level (desirable)
IT literate - advanced Excel skills
Experience using SAP - essential
Previous manufacturing accounting and costing experience