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Management Accountant

Michael Page
Northamptonshire, England
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
Closing date
4 Nov 2022

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Management accountant for a logistics provider based in the Northamptonshire area. Offering a hybrid working pattern a great opportunity to be a part of a large organisation.

Client Details

Logistics provider based in Northamptonshire employing over 22000 employees with almost 20 million square feet of warehousing. Rapidly growing and becoming a leading logistics partner in the UK.


  • Manage the weekly production of costings for several P&Ls
  • Submit weekly costings and KPI information to operational teams and head office
  • Creation and maintenance of accurate MI for the operational team
  • Produce monthly management accounts for all profit centres
  • Investigate and explain variances in the management accounts
  • Produce monthly review pack of financial and operational management information for discussion with customers at review meetings
  • Produce annual budgets and periodic reforecasts for all profit centres
  • Invoice and credit control customers and update Company cash forecast
  • Deal with site suppliers including self-billing subcontract hauliers on a weekly basis
  • Maintain accurate purchase ordering
  • Numerous ad-hoc reports and project tasks as required (from the Site General Manager / Commercial Accounting Manager)
  • Some travel


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Attention to detail and analytical approach
  • Clear and succinct communicator at all levels
  • Experienced in accounts preparation, including journals, accruals, prepayments, depreciation and income deferral.
  • Questioning and enquiring approach with a real desire to seek out new methods that will allow more efficient provision of accurate financial data.
  • Comfortable working individually and as part of a team, sharing knowledge and improvement ideas for the benefit of the Company and its staff.
  • Hard working and flexible, with a strong commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to coach and mentor at different levels within the Company, to provide an understanding of finance to non-finance staff.
  • Willingness to learn about the Company and industry with a desire to excel and develop.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 5-10% performance related bonus
  • 4x life assurance
  • On-site car park
  • A chance to become a part of a large growing organisation


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”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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