Management Accountant, Lanarkshire, £30,000-£40,000
Rutherford Cross
May 13, 2021
Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Motherwell
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance, Newly Qualified


Rutherford Cross is excited to be partnering with a Lanarkshire based FMCG company to appoint a Management Accountant.  The business has grown both organically and through acquisitions in recent years and as a result has created a new Management Accountant position.

Working within the group finance team, the role will be responsible for the production, provision, and analysis of daily, weekly, and period MI to the business.

Through close business partnering across various operational functions, the role will understand / challenge the drivers of performance to continually maximise financial performance.


Key responsibilities

  • Timely and accurate production of weekly & period management accounts across business units
  • Understanding key drivers of performance through business partnering with operational departments
  • Provide financial support to commercial managers on the preparation of product cost / tender processes / performance reviews
  • Work collaboratively, and proactivity, with the wider finance team to continually improve MI to meet the changing requirements of the business
  • Undertake both weekly and period commercial sales and margin analysis
  • Monitoring ERP system stock movements across the business
  • Ad-hoc project work when required
  • As a team provide cover for holidays and sickness when required


Essential Skills

  • A strong understanding of management accounting and business partnering gained within an FMCG environment
  • Degree in accountancy or a similar relevant qualification
  • Holder of / or studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification
  • Experience of ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Navision
  • Strong level of IT literacy, particularly Excel

Personal Skills / Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Engaged team player, both within and out with a finance context
  • Demonstrates a tenacity to understand the business and the drivers of its financial performance
  • Strong process orientation, logical thinker, and analytical ability
  • A continuous improvement mindset combined with a high level of proactivity

On offer

  • Salary £30,000-£40,000
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Positive working culture

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