Global logistics, UK and Ireland distribution, warehouse storage, customised contract packaging and worldwide freight services

Management Accountant

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Alba Way, Stretford, M32 0ZH

An exciting opportunity has a risen at AKW, we are seeking a commercially minded experienced Management Account to join our team. The successful candidate will have at least three years experience working as a Management Accountant within a fast paced business. The ideal candidate will provide timely and accurate management accounts information and assist in the development and profitability of the business.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Supervise the Accounts Department and develop the accounts team
  • Prepare and submit accurate Monthly Management accounts within required group timetable
  • Prepare the Year end accounts and deal with all year end Audit work and Auditors
  • Ensure all revenue is captured and invoiced and analyse the turnover
  • Report on the financial accounts and interpret those accounts to highlight improvement recommendations of concern on any highlighted trends to assist the MD and FD in developing the business
  • Be part of developing the Financial Strategy of the Logistics business
  • Attend any transport operation meeting to report on financial results
  • Full monthly reconciliation of Balance Sheet Items and all Control Accounts
  • Fixed Assets reporting
  • Introduction of Weekly forecast report
  • Manage credit control and debtor days, supervise the Credit controller
  • Deal with and Analyse reporting on Kinaxia Capital expenditure plans
  • Assist in mapping on nominal codes for Kinaxia management accounts
  • Ensure Kinaxia drop box is updated with monthly management accounts and KPI
  • VAT returns
  • Produce KPIs for transport
  • Assist and cover for AKW Global Warehousing Management Accountant
  • Cash Flow reporting and cash management liaising with banks as required
  • Submit Payroll information to Payroll Department and completion of P11d’s
  • Review and develop financial control and accounting systems
  • Carry out any other duties deemed necessary and relevant to my role, as assigned by my Line Manager

Qualifications ,skills and experience sought:

  • Qualified Accountant with 3 years post qualification experience
  • Experienced in meeting tight reporting deadlines
  • Full knowledge of accounting legislation
  • Strong Accounting and IT skills including MS Excel and Crystal skills
  • Experience in Stirling, Paperless and Sage 200 systems will be advantageous
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to handle a large volume of work in a calm manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with good management skills
  • A good knowledge of business strategy
  • Experience working in Logistics sector will be an advantage
  • Self-motivated and someone happy to go above and beyond

Interview dates: We will be flexible around you

Application process: Please email your CV to