Stockport, Greater Manchester
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a permanent Management Accountant for a leading, reputable and instantly recognisable retail business in South Manchester who are undertaking a period of growth, both organically and through acquisition.
You will be a strong and very visible member of the team with the remit of working closely with numerous business stakeholders based both in the UK and overseas and will be tasked with driving continuous improvement across the business' operations.
You will also coordinate the Group's monthly management accounts; quarterly management reporting requirements; review of corporate head office costs process coupled with regular deep-dive analysis into areas of the P&L across the Group.
This is a complex, hands on Management Accountant role, supporting the senior leadership team and the shareholders. Key to the success of the role is the ability to manage and be accountable to multiple stakeholders. You will have great exposure to the business, working closely with the non finance teams, aiding them in making sound conclusions following your analysis, for example identification of opportunities to increase EBITDA through accounting judgments and business acumen.
This key position within both the Group and the wider finance community combines a thorough knowledge of accounting and finance issues with sound commercial acumen. The Management Accountant will work within a demanding environment and must have the ability to satisfy the requirements of multiple internal and external stakeholders.
The successful applicant will be a fully qualified ACA or ACCA or CIMA either making their second move from practice or currently in a similar role within an FMCG or multi-site leisure or retail environment. You will have experience in a multi-country, multi-currency group function and experience of working alongside and presenting to the senior management team and external
You will also be able to demonstrate business acumen and ability to gain knowledge across the breadth of a variety of functions. Good communication skills with proven experience of working alongside and presenting to the senior management team and external stakeholders. You be able to translate financial information (exceptional spreadsheet skills is a must) and create successful business relationships. You will also be able to take a 'big picture' view with demonstrable internal consultancy and influencing skills, while possessing a keen eye for the detail.
If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this Management Accountant post then we would be pleased to hear from you.
If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact John Thistlethwaite at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.