Reporting Management Accountant

Job description

Reporting Management Accountant

Finance & Accounting
£ - £

We're currently working with one of the UKs leading supply chain groups who have doubled in size from £70m to £140m over the past 18 months. Due to this growth and with there being a number of acquisitions on the horizon they are looking to strengthen their existing finance team with a Reporting Management Accountant.
This is a dynamic role within a fast-paced environment and would suit an experienced, adaptable, technically brilliant 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:

  • Support the GFC with the preparation of Monthly Management Accounts and value added reporting including detailed variance analysis of Monthly results to Forecast, Budget and Prior year with full Commentary on variances giving complete insight into what is driving the variance.
  • Responsible for the supervision of two junior accountants
  • Specific responsibility for central departments – Finance, HR, IT, Admin & Establishment costs, including preparation and review of monthly Department P&Ls with stakeholders
  • Support the GFC in the preparation of budgets and regular forecasts
  • Cash flow preparation and forecasting
  • Review and posting of the monthly payroll journal and analyses vs budget
  • Completion of the quarterly VAT return
  • Responsibility for the whole process, accuracy and competition of balance sheet reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Assisting the GFC in preparation of the statutory accounts
  • Project work as required
  • 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
  • Promotion of cost awareness and cost control culture, ensuring sign-off and authorisation procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Understanding company, competitors and industry


  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified or Part Qualified
  • Cash flow management & forecasting experience.
  • Strong management skills, proven experience developing a team and driving performances
  • Strong communication skills - able 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

  • Up to £45,000 basic salary
  • Hybrid working (Fridays Work from Home)
  • 23 holidays plus bank holidays increasing with level of service to 26 days
  • 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 22, 2022

  • Job Role Icon Work Type

    Permanent / Full Time