Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Management Accountant


Reference: DK0123

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £50,000.00

Maximum Salary: £60,000.00

Due to increased workload and an internal restructure, our client a busy FMCG business in the Warrington area is looking for an experienced Qualified Management Accountant join them on an interim basis for a minimum period of 6 months. 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 in providing financial support to ensure the efficient, timely and accurate delivery of management accounts and other financial information for the group.


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
  • 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



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.