Square Peg Associates


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Management Accountant - Bury

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity?

This is an exciting opportunity for a Management Accountant to join the Financial Management team of a national manufacturing business based in Bury.

This role is ideal for a finalist or newly qualified accountant seeking a hands on role and real ownership of key areas of the business for both reporting and forecasting.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Production of the monthly accounts including variance and trend analysis to prior year, budget and forecast.
  • Ownership of fixed assets register for the division.
  • Ensuring costs, cash flow and projections are accurately identified in accordance with relevant accounting policies.
  • Responsibility for the production of the quarterly VAT return.
  • Monthly preparation of the balance sheet .
  • Management of intercompany divisional accounts.
  • Working with the Heads of Departments to continually improve cost centre reporting.
  • Interpreting and communication of financial data to non-finance managers, developing strong relationships.
  • Assist the Finance Director in the production of divisional budgets and forecasts.
  • Producing reports using strong MS Office skills including Intermediate / Advanced Excel and Cloud Accounting.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Newly or Nearly qualified (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and presentation skills
  • The ability to follow up enquiries and to report back on findings in a concise manner.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel is essential (V lookups, SUMIFs, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Proven ability to prioritise and pro actively manage your own workload to strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Based accounting and Sage is desirable but not essential.
  • Be proactive, driven, inquisitive, forward thinking with fantastic organisational skills.

What are the company benefits?

  • Salary: Above market rate as our client is looking for high level of experience and great attitude - negotiable.
  • 23 days holidays, plus bank holidays.
  • Professional development to help you achieve your personal goals
  • Auto enrolment pension following probation

Please apply to Square Peg Associates or please call the team for further details.

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