Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Senior Management Accountant

South Manchester

Reference: DK0068

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £45,000.00

Maximum Salary: £50,000.00

benefits, bonus, free parking

Qualifications: ACA, ACCA, CIMA

Exciting new opportunity for an ambitious Management Accountant to join a thriving US owned Manufacturing business in South Manchester. As a result of rapid expansion and success, our client boasts an impressive client portfolio that has quickly enabled them to become a market leader within their field.


Reporting to the Financial Controller and working as part of a busy accounts department, the Management Accountant will be expected to hit the ground running, taking full responsibility for the month end process whilst proactively identifying areas for improvement.


Responsibilities include;

  • Assisting in the smooth and timely running of the monthly close cycle across the group
  • Preparation of management accounts, Analysis of product sales; analysis of manufacturing costs, indirect and direct costs.
  • Update accruals and prepayments spreadsheets.
  • Responsible for all intercompany balances
  • Delivery of the month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Work closely with the payables, receivables and cash teams
  • Working with the wider finance team to ensure the group and operating subsidiaries comply with applicable to accounting standards
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting and reforecasting process through preparation of budgets and submissions to Group
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual statutory and quarterly regulatory reporting obligations of the group
  • Submission of VAT return in line with HMRC guidelines
  • Work with external and internal audit to ensure all audit requirements are met in accordance with the timetables of the European entities
  • Partner with other internal departments to implement projects- IT enhancement etc
  • Be proactive to identify opportunities to streamline and improve current processes
  • Assist in design and embedding of additional accounting controls
  • Provide general support to the Accounts Team, including purchase ledger and accounts receivable
  • Able to work to tight month end deadlines
  • Strong excel skills


As the business envisages further growth and success, the Management Accountant will be provided with a structured career path, fully expecting the successful candidate to achieve Finance Manager status within an 18-month period. You will benefit from working with a friendly and dynamic senior management team who will be on hand to offer full support and advice.


The ideal candidate will be an ACA, ACCA, CIMA Qualified Management Accountant who has previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment or similar. Experience of stock control and product costing will also be beneficial.