Management Accountant

  • Location
    Cockermouth, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 38000 - £ 42000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Accountancy
  • External Reference
    JN-042022-248053
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - ACCA

A fantastic opportunity has opened for a Management Accountant to join a national award winning manufacturing company near Wigton, if you are Full or Part Qualified to ACCA/CIMA apply today!



The main focus of the role is the implementation, improvement & maintenance of all site financial controls and processes whilst providing a service to the wider site management team that assists in the continuous improvement of site efficiency & cost. Work with the Operations Finance Manager and site team to provide financial analysis, reporting and forecasting.


Daily & weekly activities & reporting


* Oversee raw materials reconciliation with any variances investigated and understood as well as suggesting improvements to prevent reoccurrence.


* Attend daily site meetings to understand risks and opportunities to incorporate in financial analysis and reporting * Assist with site purchase order process, raising, receipting, and authorising orders as required.


* Overall management of site invoice matching working with accounts payable team and site teams to develop an efficient accurate process


* Management of the site shop / vending machine processes and procedures


* Input data (or oversee data inputs) to the site yield file ensuring data is reconciled to IFS and yields are accurate.


* Review spends weekly with department budget holders.


* Provide a weekly financial forecast for site overheads versus budget with clear explanations


* Ensure any capex orders are processed correctly and keep each projects tracker up to date regularly Monthly & annual activities & reporting


* Month-end close processing including journals, accruals, prepayments etc.


* Complete monthly management accounts for the site including variance analysis, clear overall summary reports and meaningful commentary


* Use financial analysis to highlighting trends and work with the site to identify continuous improvement opportunities.


* Complete monthly rolling forecasts for the site including variance analysis, clear overall summary reports and meaningful commentary


* Work with the site to identify and report of opportunities and risks.


* Complete balance sheet reconciliations ensuring these are clear and accurate with meaningful explanations and backup data.


* Complete annual budgets for the site including variance analysis, clear overall summary reports and meaningful commentary.


* From the annual budget determine the site standard costing and update the system annually


* Provide clear and accurate information in response to any external audit queries


* Proactive regular review of all financial processes and procedures, ensuring financial risks are covered, recommending, and implementing changes and improvements as required. Team Management/ leadership


* Management, support and development for the site finance assistant


* Management, support and development for the site shop staff (as required)


* Demonstrate behaviours and be a visible senior leader at the site

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