Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Management Accountant


Reference: DK0071

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £35,000.00

Maximum Salary: £40,000.00

+ comprehensive benefits

Excellent opportunity for a newly qualified/finalist Management Accountant to develop their career with an innovative, market leading manufacturing business based in the Skelmersdale area. Boasting a significant presence globally with an ever-increasing market share, our client is looking to recruit a Management Accountant to work within their central finance team. This newly created role will be based within their Shared Service Centre, working as part of a busy and dynamic finance team.


Key responsibilities:

  • Payroll overheads budget co-ordination and reforecasting 
  • Monthly analysis of capex project costs and latest forecasts/projections
  • Administration of capex requests
  • Monthly payroll overheads reporting
  • Investigation of payroll overheads variances to budget and forecasts
  • Support as required with monthly payroll overhead meetings with the Executive and Senior management team to review spend and make recommendations for improvements
  • Support as required with presentation of payroll overhead costs at monthly finance meetings
  • Other overhead responsibilities as defined
  • Completion of all related journals and balance sheet reconciliations for all activities
  • Audit co-ordination for all activities
  • Ensure all transactions are processed efficiently meeting defined service level requirements, KPI’s and objectives
  • Review existing business processes and related systems to Identify improvement opportunities and implement to maximise process efficiency via increased automation, providing appropriate governance
  • Supporting the FSSC to develop a positive constructive culture that encourages continuous improvement
  • Other bank and accounting activities as required.
  • Any other related activities/project work as required
  • Completion and upkeep of related departmental policies, processes and procedures


Working as part of a busy, friendly and supportive business unit, the Management Accountant will gain immediate exposure of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders.  You will be given full autonomy to work collaboratively with all areas of the business, identifying areas of improvement and implementing / improving existing processes.


The ideal candidate will be a confident, technically competent Qualified/Finalist Management Accountant with an inquisitive approach, excellent time management and experience of presenting financial information to senior management.  Candidates that have worked in a larger business and have used an ERP will be of particular interest.