Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Halstead
Salary: £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-12-11 00:00:00
Reference: 137100893
Contact Name: Ruth Humes
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2018 12:29

Job Description

My client based in the Braintree District is seeking a Management Accountant.

Working within a manufacturing environment you will be responsible for ensuring that financial reporting and analysis is maintained and improved in order to aid decision making and improve factory performance.

Salary: Circ £45,000.00

Hours: 8.30-5pm


" Analysis and commentary of monthly management accounts and investigation of variances.
" Management reporting on profitability, sales, stock and factory performance on a monthly and weekly basis.
" Producing and reporting on annual budgets for the business.
" Providing financial support to Commercial & Operational Management
" Reviewing Operational KPIs (including labour efficiency and material variances)
" Provide product costings for all existing/on-going products, and new products / tenders.
" Analysing and presenting CAPEX and OPEX applications.
" Identifying areas for cost savings.
" Learn the ERP system in order to help support the factory in continuous development.
" Assessing and updating overhead recovery rates.
" Assisting in the negotiation of operational contracts
" Creation and analysis of ad-hoc reports to support Department Heads


" Part/fully qualified accountant (CIMA or equivalent) or QBE.
" Manufacturing experience is essential
" Will possess excellent communication skills, be strong in Excel, have a good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and have some systems management experience.
" Strong written reporting skills.
" Strong numerical/analytical and problem-solving skills.
" Ability to work accurately with attention to detail, and meeting deadlines.
" Work as part of a team but also be a self-starter.