Management Accountant (Operations)

Job description

Management Accountant (Operations)

Finance & Accounting
£ - £

We're currently working with one of the UKs leading supply chain groups who, due to growth and a number of recent acquisitions, are looking to strengthen their existing finance team with a Finance Business Partner / Operations Management Accountant. 

This is a dynamic role within a fast-paced environment and would suit an experienced, adaptable accountant who is looking for an opportunity to influence strategic business decision making and have a tangible impact on shaping a fast-growing group. 

Responsibilities will include:
  • Full responsibility for all Operations related accounts, primarily Stock, COGS, Logistics, Warehouse Admin and Establishment costs
  • Business Partner to the Operations Director and the warehouse, logistics & inventory teams
  • Preparation and review of accounts for stock & cost of sales (Flash and Final)
  • Detailed variance analysis of monthly results to Budget and Prior year, with full commentary on variances giving complete insight into what is driving the variances
  • Preparation of monthly commentaries to the Group Financial Controller 
  • Preparation of the monthly department P&Ls and variances for discussion with the Operations Director
  • Weekly updates to the Operations Director on spend to date vs budgets & forecasts & vs activity
  • Ownership and reconciliation of the accounts with the logistics suppliers
  • Preparation of budgets and regular forecasts, including assisting in construction of the annual stock and cost budget
  • Working alongside transactions services – particularly purchase ledger and providing assistance with the reconciliation of the more complex accounts, and the GRNI account.
  • Assistance in preparation of the statutory accounts with the Grou Financial Controller
  • Pro-actively driving ad hoc commercial analysis to help focus activity and identify potential cost savings and value for money, making recommendations for improvements where necessary.

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified preferred
  • Stock or Logistics experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to business partner effectively
  • Adaptable - able to continuously improve processes and spot opportunities for improvement
  • Microsoft Dynamics/365 experience would be highly beneficial but not essential
  • Advanced Excel experience


  • Up to £44,000 basic salary 
  • 22 holidays plus bank holidays increasing with level of service, plus a day off on your birthday
  • An Employee assistance programme, with 24/7 support and access to a wide variety of discounts including leisure and dining with household brands
  • An annual paid day to volunteer at a recognised charity of your choice
  • Company pension scheme

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  • Location Icon Location

    Greater Manchester

  • Post Date Icon Post Date

    Jun 15, 2022

  • Job Role Icon Work Type

    Permanent / Full Time