Qualified Accountant - Manufacturing Background

  • Ref: RWX20
  • Industry: Accountancy & Finance
  • Categories: Accounts
  • Location:
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent

About the Role

A new opportunity has become available based in Liverpool for a qualified accountant with a proven track record of working within an SME to join a well-established manufacturing company based in Liverpool. The company are looking for an experienced accountant to take a hands-on approach as well as being a key member of the newly formed management team, taking ownership of and responsibility for the manufacturing business activities.

Working closely with the Finance Director, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance function, ensuring excellent financial control. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a car allowance.

Key Duties include:

  • Support the Accounts Assistant with daily tasks of transaction processing in Sage (Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Expenses, Cash & Bank, Payroll, etc)
  • Line Manager responsibilities for the well-being and team performance of the Accounts Assistant
  • The completion of weekly/monthly management accounts and dashboards, including doing the month end stock count of finished goods
  • Completion of all VAT and Customs aspects of the local business (UK)
  • Nominal Ledger postings, including accruals and prepayments, depreciation, currency conversions and general journals
  • Fixed asset tracking, recording, and recognition, including disposal transactions
  • Monthly forecast updates and reporting
  • Monthly budget variance reporting
  • Cashflow forecasting and cash management
  • Assisting with the Annual Budget preparation, information collating, verification, and reporting for the local site to the Finance Director
  • Any ad hoc Financial Reporting for the Group and Local Management
  • Ensuring that the Credit Policy is maintained, including continual assessment of credit limits and credit risk of existing and potential customers and suppliers
  • Continually review costs and identify any potential cost savings for the business, with reasoning and risks of any potential changes
  • Continually reviewing processes to identify potential improvements


  • Fully qualified CIMA, ACCA, ACA
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing business and is confident in a hands-on role
  • Works well within a small finance team
  • Experience of working with an ERP system is desirable
  • Experience of working in Sage would be beneficial

If you have all the above requirements for the Qualified Accountant - manufacturing background, then please apply now using the link below.

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