Management Accountant

Job Category : Sales & Marketing
Job Title : Management Accountant
Duration : Permanent Full-time
Region : Staffordshire
Town : Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary : £35-40k
Posted : 22/09/2016

Optima Plus Recruitment are exclusively representing a manufacturing business in the Stoke on Trent area with the recruitment of a qualified Management Accountant or Finance Manager level individual. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business who are going through the next period of growth. Reporting directly to the Finance Director, you will be tasked with ad-hoc project work as well as supporting him with the financial control of the business.


Duties will include…

1.            Review, analyse and issue monthly flash reports for profit forecasting


2.            Completion of accurate period end journals to ensure the P&L is accurate


3.            Monitoring and evaluating financial information, suggesting improvements where needed


4.            Provide direction and guidance on cash collection difficulties to Credit Control team


5.            Performance-manage company debtors to ensure on-time payment, managing exceptions by swift referral (for swift resolution) by the relevant department/colleagues


6.            Minimise risk through adequate credit control, ensuring that we remain within insured limits highlighting areas of risk to the FD and divisional managers


7.            Provide support for managers by providing accurate, timely, user friendly reporting and ad-hoc analysis for the manufacturing cost centres/divisions


8.            Prepare operational budgets & forecasts for the manufacturing cost centres, detailing key drivers against prior year/version for review


9.            Product costing, including maintenance of the standard product costs within the ERP system across the business


The ideal candidate would have construction industry experience, and a knowledge of contracts, as well as being able to communicate with all levels however other sectors will be considered.


For additional information please contact Kerri-Ann Hargreaves.


Job Ref : Management Accountant
Start Date : ASAP
Contact Details :


Optima Nursing & Care Service LTD
9 & 10 Ridge House,
Ridge House Drive,
Festival Park,

Office: +44 (0) 1782 409 333
Fax: +44 (0) 1782 631 991