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Accounting Manager

Michael Page
Uxbridge, England, London
GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + 14% bonus, corporate benefits
Closing date
7 Mar 2023

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

A superb Accounting Manager role covering the accounting and reporting has arisen in a global FMCG business based in Uxbridge, that boast instantly recognisable brands.

You will be doing deep dive analysis on results and partnering all departments across UK&I on how to manage risks and opportunities.

Client Details

Michael Page Finance are partnering an instantly recognisable FMCG business based in Uxbridge. Globally the business turnover $19b, and employ over 35,000 people to help produce some much loved brands in the food sector. Over 2022 the business has gone through a transformation to utilise their Global Business Centre in India to allow their Finance function to become key business partners.

This role is newly created in its new guise, you will report the Financial Controller for Europe, Asia and Australia and be a key business partner to the non-finance departments across the UK&I business area.


The preparation of accounts will be prepared overseas and as the Accounting Manager will then be tasked to:

  • Produce deep dive analysis in to the results to identify risks and opportunities
  • BS and P+L analysis to support all departments across the UK&I business
  • Support and advise the teams on accounting treatments
  • Support business cases and how to account for these new areas
  • Support the period close process
  • Aid the development of accounting policies


The successful candidate will be:

  • ACA/ACCA fully qualified from a top practice
  • Strong understanding of UK and ideally US GAAP
  • IFRS expertise
  • A strong communicator with the ability to partner non-finance stakeholders
  • Able to work in a matrix structure
  • SAP exposure will be desirable

Job Offer

The Accounting Manager role will come with a base salary of £65,000-£75,000, up to 14% bonus and comprehensive benefits package.

The business also have a fantastic flexible working arrangement where you can work from home 3-4 days per week.


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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