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Senior Management Accountant

Michael Page
Merseyside, England
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum
Closing date
20 Oct 2022

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office
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Job Details

This role will report directly into the Financial Controller and support on overseeing and completion of month end & management accounts. You will support in the training and development of the more junior team, as well as VAT returns, fixed asset tracking, supporting on the audit and with due diligence.

Client Details

My client are a continually growing and acquisitive business in the construction/ manufacturing sector.


  • Support the Accounts team with daily transaction processing (Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Expenses, Cash & Bank, Payroll, etc)
  • Responsibilities for the well-being and team performance including mentoring trainee accountant
  • The preparation of monthly management accounts, P&L and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Completion of VAT Returns
  • Nominal Ledger postings, including accruals and prepayments, depreciation and general journals
  • Fixed asset tracking, recording, and recognition, including disposal transactions
  • Cashflow forecasting and daily cash management
  • Preparation for and participation in audits ensuring completion of any audits that are required, including Tax and Statutory reporting
  • Partnering with Operations to resolve issues and support continuous improvement
  • Measuring, maintaining, monitoring and reporting all costings and calculations to ensure profitability is correctly maintained and reported, highlighting any products or operations that fall below required margins
  • Continually review costs and identify any potential cost savings for the business, with reasoning and risks of any potential changes
  • Assist Group FC and Group CFO with due diligence activities
  • Working closely with the Group FC and Group Finance Director on routine and ad hoc financial activities


  • Qualified accountant
  • Strong SME experience, or used to working in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Initiative & drive, wanting to learn and develop and make their mark within the business

Job Offer

  • Salary up to £55,000, dependent on experience
  • Wealth of opportunity to grow and develop
  • 25 days holiday
  • Private medical

This is a 100% site based role.


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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