Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Management Accountant


Reference: FH6053

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £35,000.00

Maximum Salary: £45,000.00

My client, a successful manufacturing company based in Cheshire is currently looking to appoint a Management Accountant to report directly to the Financial Controller.


Key responsibilities include;



  • Production of weekly and period end accounts and dashboard/metrics
  • Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Analysis and control of overhead expenditure, including regular reviews with budget holders of variances to budget
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required to help maximise the financial performance of the business
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement of operational analysis and management information for the business


Manufacturing Analysis

  • Provide regular insightful analysis on waste and other manufacturing variances
  • Work closely with the business to implement operational process improvements to increase quality of analysis and insight into manufacturing variances
  • Work alongside the Financial Controller to challenge the business using data and insight in order to drive variance reduction


Product Costing

  • Take ownership of the end to end costing process holding various departments to account for their inputs (i.e. sales, product development, procurement, operations)
  • Run the quarterly costing update working closely with commercial to provide understanding to changes in product margins
  • Master data setup and costing of routine new products


Systems/Master Data

  • Be accountable for SAP master data, e.g. customers, suppliers, products
  • Be the initial point of contact for SAP queries accross in the Group


The company offer an excellent benefits package.