Management Accountant - Operations - Scottish Borders

£35,000 - £40,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3314 Date Posted: Monday 22 Feb 2021
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An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a very well renowned business based in the Scottish Borders as a Management Accountant on a permanent basis

The Company

This innovative business is undoubtedly one the of the market leaders within their sector supplying their products to household brands nationwide. The business has expanded in recent years due to year on year growth and diversification of their product offering. They have invested heavily in cutting edge technology across the business as well as in their people making it a fantastic place to work. 

The Role

The position of Management Accountant is a business-critical position for the company and will report straight into the Financial Controller. You will be responsible for providing the business will real time information and finance business partnering with key non finance stakeholders to support with decision making and improve efficiencies. The business is happy to consider candidates that are part qualified finalist, newly qualified or qualified by experience will also be considered.

On Offer

The role of Management Accountant will offer a salary of £35,000 - £40,000 plus a competitive benefits package including study support for candidates that are actively studying towards ACCA/CIMA. The offices are based in The Scottish Borders with parking available onsite.

You will be responsible for but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Production of weekly reporting including ability to explain & challenge variances
  • P&L analysis
  • Assisting with budgeting & forecasting
  • Costing analysis including stock, labour, pricing & margins
  • Finance business partnering including working with non-financial stakeholders
  • Assisting with systems & process improvement
  • Provide a financial appraisal for all significant Capex.
  • Provide agreed inputs to finance team for monthly management accounts

To be considered for this opportunity you must have the following experience:

  • Newly Qualified Accountant, Part Qualified Fianlist level (CIMA, ACCA, ICAS/ICAEW or equivalent) or Qualified by Experience will also be considered.
  • Experience in sectors such engineering, manufacturing or FMCG would be advantageous
  • Advanced user of Excel and ideally exposure to ERP systems
  • Ability to analyse problems and offer solutions
  • Able to work on their own initiative, within established procedures and as part of a team
  • Pro-active / self-starter – acting both with and without the direction of senior management. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson for a private & confidential discussion regarding this exciting opportunity.