Management Accountant


Up to £40000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Preston

Job Type



Management Accountant


£40,000pa DoE


We are delighted to be working a leading UK brand in the food industry that due to growth are now seeking a Management Accountant to join them to help them with a discreet project to expand the company offering.

Support the Finance Project Manager in all aspects of Finance.

  • Management accounts completed on time
  • Receipts and payments processed on time in full and to payment terms.
  • Make sure statutory and internal reporting is completed in full, accurately and on time - produce month-end, and month-end management accounts & reports to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Deliver financial insight to the business to drive decision-making (profitable P&L, cash on target and balance sheet delivery).
  • Pro-actively review and analyse business performance versus relevant KPIs and drive action where necessary.
  • Ensure business data in Sage is 100% accurate 100% of the time for nominal ledger, customers, suppliers, and stock.
  • Own and manage the Sales and Purchase ledger and make sure it is 100% accurate.
  • Manage cashflow including forex payments and receipts.
  • Provide analysis to support and challenge the supply chain and operational teams to deliver their budgets. Develop ways to automate processes to make them more efficient.
  • Support the Innovation team in tracking project spend and meeting profitability targets.
  • Ensure the company is always professionally represented, both inside and outside the business, to ensure legal compliance.

Person Specification

  • Part / Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experience using Sage 200 or similar accounting software with multiple currencies.
  • Experience using Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel to high level, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the confidence to liaise with all functions and levels of seniority within the group
  • Perseverance and the ability to handle setbacks confidently, High levels of resilience and robustness

Package and Benefits:

  • Base Salary: up to £40,000
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Your birthday off as paid holiday every year
  • 40-hour week

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