Management Accountant

Management Accountant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A new and exciting opportunity for a full or part qualified Management Accountant to join a leading FMCG Food Manufacturer in Manchester. This business is undergoing a period of exciting change and will offer a great deal of opportunity to develop and progress.

The vision is for you to be a business partner to the Commercial teams, with ownership of the commercial finance function, you will have the opportunity to really make this role your own. You will be given the autonomy to influence financial reporting, processes and control systems to help drive and improve business performance.

Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Normal working hours are 8am-4pm but there is flexibility around this. 

Main responsibilities of the Management Accountant:
  • Manage weekly / monthly commercial reporting & analysis 
  • Build productive working relationships across key stakeholders
  • Work closely with supply chain and NAM’s to produce monthly forecasting
  • Analysis & control of commercial overheads
  • Collaborate, design, implement and review financial processes & reporting systems  
  • Manage reporting of monthly actuals, quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Analysis and control of customer terms and case rebates
  • Involvement with NPD Costing processes
  • Analyse and report on Margin improvements
  • Commercial commentary on weekly and monthly P&L
  • Review price lists & promotions
  • Support ad hoc business analysis and decision making 
We welcome applications from qualified or part qualified candidates with the appropriate financial qualifications (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or similar). This business can offer the financial support as well as the time off required for those working through further study / qualifications.

We will accept applications from any background or sector, but the ideal candidate will have experience of working in an FMCG manufacturing or supply chain environment with demonstrable experience of supporting commercial teams.

Excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach to work is necessary, as you will interface with a wide range of individuals at all levels throughout the business.

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