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Management Accountant – CIMA Qualified

  • Ref: LCAW011220
  • Manchester
  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Salary Expectation: £35,000

Availability/Notice Period: 1 month -Permanent


  • 2019 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • 2012 BSc Hons Finance and Accounting (1st Class) – University of Salford
  • 2008 GCE A Levels in Maths, Law and Physics – Eccles College
  • 2006 11 GCSE’s achieved at grade A – C including Maths and English – Wentworth High School

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel – including Vlookups and Pivot Tables
  • Sage 200 / Sage 50
  • Oracle
  • JD Edwards

Career Summary

Current Employer – Manufacturing Company

Position – Management Accountant / Assistant Accountant

Dates – October 2015 – Present

  • Responsible for monthly Management Accounts and Board report preparation for UK and Export divisions
  • Leading the annual Budget process, by co-operating with senior management to ensure financial data is submitted on time, and in a presentable format for the Board of Directors
  • Product costing calculations to show financial implications of changes to formulations, material prices and overheads
  • Detailed analysis of manufacturing efficiency, labour, and overhead variances
  • Managing the company’s Prepayments, Payroll control and Accrual accounts
  • Monthly Stock reconciliations, analysis, and provision calculations
  • Bank Reconciliations for Sterling and Foreign currency accounts


Previous Employer – Finance Company

Position – Assistant Accountant

Dates – November 2013 – April 2015

  • Assisted the company Accountant with projects for the directors
  • Evaluated and refined internal processes to improve efficiency
  • Liaised with outsourcing partners to ensure smooth running of over 14,000 customer accounts
  • Maintained and reconciled the daily cash flow forecast
  • Designed and implemented affordability tests within the FCA regulatory framework
  • Liaised with subsidiary company to ensure intercompany accounts reconcile
  • Processed month-end nominal ledgers and producing financial statements
  • Worked with Auditors and drafting the statutory accounts for year end


Previous Employer – Construction Engineering Company

Position – Project Accountant – FTC

Dates – October 2012 – October 2013

  • Ensured new projects meet company compliance throughout their lifecycle
  • Co-operated with various project managers to ensure time spent on projects is billed monthly and within client approval
  • Processed of all timesheets to ensure project managers can manage projects effectively, and overheads are reported accurately
  • Supported the outsourcing of tasks to India by producing process notes, invoice posting templates and video demonstrations
  • Processed testing and feedback for the accounts system upgrade


Previous Employer – An Entertainment Centre

Position – Accounts Assistant (Student Placement)

Dates – July 2010 – July 2011

  • Input information into the company’s purchase and sales ledgers
  • Prepared weekly payment runs using Barclays internet banking
  • Purchase order accrual journals
  • Processed volunteer expenses
  • Supplier and customer queries over the phone and via email