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Management Accountant

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    John Thistlethwaite

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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A great opportunity for a CIMA or ACCA finalist / recently qualified Management Accountant to join a family owned growth FMCG business.

With a strong history both in the UK and Europe you will be joining a close knit team who will help take your career to the next level. You will work closely with the senior finance team where you will take ownership for commercial accounting, variance analysis and customer profitability analysis. You will provide commercial insight to senior stakeholders and drive commercial decision making.

The company have gone from strength to strength over the past 5 years and adding further revenue streams in the next 12 months which will provide significant opportunities to shape the future of the business for the Management Accountant taking up this commercial accountant's role.

  • Work closely with operational teams and challenge current processes and look for process improvements to increase speed and accuracy.
  • Maximise profit margins of customer contracts.
  • Perform client profitability reviews identifying any under- performing contracts, ensuring issues are fed back to commercial team for re-negotiation.
  • Development of new weekly/monthly reports to provide commercial insight.
  • Support the Management Accountant with workload to provide capacity within the team to focus on the design, test and implementation of a new ERP system.
  • Budget preparation, reforecasting and analysis for full P&L.

This would suit someone who is recently qualified or in the finalist stage of CIMA or ACCA Management Accountant. You will come from a FMCG, Logistics Manufacturing or Supply Chain finance background with a real desire to get beneath the skin of a business and drive continuous improvement whilst being involved with the ERP systems implementation.

You will be a Management Accountant who is inquisitive, driven and able to partner the operations team whilst challenging the status quo to ensure the company enhance its profitability and reduce cost to serve where possible.

If you feel this commercial accountant role will offer the stimulus you are looking for to advance your career I am keen to hear from you. Please get in touch on 0161 834 1642 with John Thistlethwaite or send your CV.

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