Assistant Management Accountant FTC

  • Job Reference: 11821
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Holiday: 23 Days + STAT
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 12 Month Maternity Cover
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Neil Tyack
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11821 – Assistant Management Accountant FTC Job Spec

Location: Leicester


Our Client – part of a large manufacturing group with offices in Leicester – is seeking an experienced Assistant Management Accountant to join their finance team for a 12-month fixed term contract (maternity cover). Reporting to the Management Accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for daily labour & material variances, producing weekly accounts and assisting with weekly accounts.


The Role

  • Preparation of daily labour analysis & material variances for review by the Management Accountant, for distribution every weekday morning,
  • Assisting the in preparation of weekly accounts incl. material cost of sales, preparation of reports, gross margin analysis, labour summaries & analysis and commentaries,
  • Analysis of temporary labour invoices against weekly accounts expectation,
  • Preparation & distribution of overhead costs / variances,
  • Preparation weekly accounts for review by the Management Accountant,
  • Preparation of monthly KPIs for review by the Financial Accountant for inclusion in the monthly Board report,
  • Assist & communicate with the Management Accountant on an adhoc basis to highlight tasks that need to be performed as they arise, to ensure that all work is being covered,
  • Support the department by performing other adhoc duties that may arise, as workload allows.


The Right Person

  • AAT-qualified.
  • Part-qualified CIMA, ACCA or equivalent,
  • Demonstrable experience working within a large & busy accounts department. Management accounting experience (incl. calculating variances) is preferred,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel & Word skills to an advanced standard. Experience using MRP systems would be advantageous,
  • Full driving licence / own transport.



  • Appointment Type: Fixed Term Contract (12 Months Maternity Cover)
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 23 Days + Bank Holidays

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11821) on 0116 254 9404.