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Management Accountant

Published 04 October 2023
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Job Starts: 4th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Management Accountant | Swadlincote, Derbyshire | (Hybrid Working) | £40,000 - £50,000

Company Overview: My client is a leading global supplier of precision seals and gaskets, serving a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, and industrial equipment. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Management Accountant to join their finance team in Swadlincote.

Job Summary: As a Management Accountant, you will play a key role in providing financial insights, analysis, and support to drive effective decision-making within the organization. This role offers a competitive salary range of £40,000-£50,000 per annum, a unique half-day working on Fridays, and a hybrid working policy with 2 days in the office (though the finance culture is predominantly office-based).

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Reporting: Prepare and present monthly management accounts, including variance analysis, budget vs. actuals, and commentary.
  2. Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the annual budgeting process and quarterly forecasting, collaborating with department heads to ensure accuracy and alignment with strategic goals.
  3. Financial Analysis: Analyze financial data and trends to provide actionable insights, highlighting risks and opportunities to senior management.
  4. Cost Control: Monitor and control costs across various departments, identifying areas for potential savings and efficiency improvements.
  5. Month-End Closing: Ensure timely and accurate month-end closing processes, including reconciliations and accruals.
  6. Cash Flow Management: Contribute to cash flow forecasting and management, optimizing cash utilization.
  7. Compliance: Ensure compliance with financial regulations and internal policies, assisting with audits as needed.
  8. Ad-Hoc Projects: Participate in special projects and initiatives as required, offering financial expertise and analysis.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in management accounting, preferably in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency with financial software and tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.


  • Competitive salary of £40,000-£50,000 per annum.
  • Half-day on Fridays.
  • Hybrid working policy (2 days in the office).
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a global organization.

If you are a motivated and analytical Management Accountant looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to the financial success of a leading global company, we invite you to apply. Join our team in Swadlincote and be part of a culture that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence in everything we do.

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