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Management Accountant

Michael Page
Buxton, England, Derbyshire
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum
Closing date
12 Oct 2022

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office
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Job Details

To proactively participate in the preparation, reporting & interpretation of financial results and forecasts for the business operating unit while working with plant/financial controller, finance staff and key members of the local management team.

Client Details

My client is an International Manufacturing business whose site is well established in the local area. Having recently been bought they are now going through a period of change and growth.


  • Reporting, Planning, Forecasting
    • Responsible for preparing month end numbers to tight deadlines including variance reporting, and sales & margin analysis
    • Provide weekly flash / forecast figures, with explanation of key drivers
    • Assist in the preparation of the monthly forecast and annual budget
    • Work with other functions to understand variances & reporting on improvement plans
    • Comply with Corporate reporting requirements and deadlines
    • Participate in plant reviews, ensuring appropriate internal controls are maintained
    • Balance sheet reconciliations and reviews
    • SOX procedures and controls assessment
    • Support the external and internal audit processes
    • Ensure compliance with global financial policies and procedures, including US GAAP and local reporting requirements
  • Future Initiatives and Projects
    • Provide support and analysis for ad hoc projects and initiatives
    • Support the delivery and preparation of capital investment proposals
  • Provide financial analysis & reports to drive continuous improvement
    • Evaluate data and reports with a view to spotting trends or opportunities to drive the business forwards
    • Ensure reporting is of a suitable quality to improve decision making
    • Support the collection of cash processes and escalate issues, as and when required


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Experience of financial/managerial accounting
  • Experience of ERP systems (e.g. QAD, SAP)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Excel to an Advanced Level
  • Ability to identify and share best practice
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent time management and ability to work to deadlines

Job Offer

A competitive benefits package as well as a real opportunity to progress.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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