Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £28000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-06 00:00:00
Reference: 091500440
Contact Name: Jo Bretherton
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2019 12:55

Job Description


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a confident, dedicated and driven Management Accountant to join a highly successful specialist engineering company in Blackburn who design, manufacture and supply a range of tailored equipment. This is a 12 month Contract to cover Maternity Leave and comes with an immediate start.


Joining a vibrant and very friendly team of 4 and reporting to the Finance Manager; the purpose of this role is to aid the Finance Manager to ensure all financial transactions of the business have been fully reconciled and recorded in line with company policy and accounting standards in order to prepare periodic financial statements to Senior Management. Duties will include the following:

Aid the Finance Manager month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes.
Work alongside Finance Manager to ensure all data is up to date and provide for audits.
Approve Bankline/online banking payments
Oversee Cash Book reconciliation and petty cash.
Dealing with internal and external queries regularly.
Liaise with the Junior Accounting Assistant / Accounting Assistant and the finance Manager.
Oversee for CIS return workings and submissions when required.
Ensuring Monthly VAT Returns are processed in a timely manner and reconciled to system.
Process Monthly EC sales, Intrastat returns and VAT statements in a timely manner.
Maintaining Accruals and oversee prepayments and fixed assets register.
Processing Journals to SAP when required.
Manage and oversee the accounts receivable and payable processing.
Provide cover to Finance department for holidays/sickness when requested by the Finance Manager.
Other duties as requested by Finance Manager.
Assist in the clean-up process and the ongoing maintenance of SAP.
Process monthly balance sheet reconciliation.
Prepare monthly management accounts.
Adhere to company policies and procedures.
Ensure Health and Safety standards are met.

A competitive salary of £28,000, free parking, cycle to work scheme, 24 days holiday +BH, working hours of 8:30am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am - 4pm on a Friday.

The ideal Candidate will be either Fully or Part Qualified, have knowledge of using SAP and will have proven experience as a Management Accountant to be able to 'hit the ground running'.