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Management Accountant

Michael Page
Merthyr Tudful, Wales, Treharris
GBP38000 - GBP42000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Closing date
15 Feb 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

This role in the Finance Department is critical to the success of the business, providing internal management accounting, costing, and ad hoc tasks to support the CFO and senior management in achieving their goals. The role also requires a proactive approach in providing accurate and timely management reporting to meet internal and external requirements whilst acting as a finance business partner to the wider business areas.

Client Details

My client is a leading global supplier of original parts for the automotive industry, designing, developing and producing key world class products for a range of clients and customers across the globe.


  • Produce monthly management accounts, including sales accrual journals and fixed cost variance explanations
  • Perform standard costing, including monthly cost rollup and variance analysis
  • Analyse and report on sales and margins, including daily sales, monthly PBFE, and ad-hoc analysis
  • Analyse and forecast labor costs
  • Track sales rebates and discounts, and create monthly journal entries
  • Analyse and track production usage variances (MUC)
  • Maintain customer tooling tracker and IFRS15 postings
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and forecast
  • Monitor and update inter-company transfer prices annually
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks as required by management, including standard rate updates.
  • Good understanding of standard costing and sales margins, ability to manage heavy workloads, self-motivated and a team player, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint,preferably with SAP experience, excellent communication skills.


  • Proven management accounting working experience ideally for a medium to large manufacturing company
  • Professional qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or quailed by experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced hands on environment.
  • Comfortable working with a wide range of business stakeholders
  • Someone looking to learn and progress with an organisation
  • Able to deputise for the site CFO when required.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary £38,000 - £42,000
  • Hybrid working environment - 1 day a week from home
  • 'Dress for your Day' approach when in the office.
  • Various health and well being benefits
  • Generous Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • 25 days' holiday, plus bank holidays - set factory shut down dates
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • A commitment to your ongoing training and development.


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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