Management Accountant (Aerospace/ Manufacturing)

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: India Mill, Darwen

Salary: £35K – £40K (Depending on skills, knowledge, and experience)

Job type: Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week over a 4-day week, Monday to Thursday.

Application Deadline: Tuesday 13th June 2023

Brookhouse Aerospace is a well-known and respected name in the Aerospace Industry currently in its 71st year, and during this time, the business has seen many positive changes following an MBO in 2021 from Kaman UK.

We offer a range of capabilities, including manufacturing composite components, metallics, sheet metalwork, fabrication, machining, and treatments.

We are approved and certified for JOSCAR, AS 9100 and NADCAP certificated and are approved Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to the Aerospace and Defence manufacturers in the UK and internationally, such as Airbus, BAE, MBDA, Rolls Royce, Safran and Spirit.

The Company prides itself on its innovative approach to product design and manufacturing and its excellent reputation for high-quality customer service.

The role:

We are looking for a management accountant that will be key in the production of the monthly management accounts.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Maintenance of the monthly reporting pack, including financial and operational analysis.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparing accruals, prepayments, and all necessary journals.
  • Monthly overhead reporting, providing variance analysis and challenging departments to control costs.
  • Investigate manufacturing variances.
  • Sales & Margin commentary
  • WIP analysis and review with program managers
  • Stock reconciliations
  • Review inventory adjustments
  • Invoice finance facility reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed asset register.
  • Review quarterly stock provisions for slow and obsolete stock.
  • Preparation and Co-ordination of the annual budget
  • Running all month end reports including currency revaluation (out of hours)
  • Analyse and review job cost data for accuracy
  • Review system transactions for accuracy/coding
  • VAT returns
  • Supporting internal stakeholders with management reporting

The Candidate:

  • Qualified or part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry
  • Experience of analysis and commentary to non-financial staff
  • Proficient use of Excel


  • Holidays start at 33 days per year (including Bank Holidays) pro rata for 4 days.
  • On-site – Occupational Health
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Corporate Simply health Cash Plan (Benefit in Kind)
  • Life Insurance x 2

Brookhouse-Aerospace is an Equal Opportunities and Age Positive Employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK under ITAR restrictions

Overseas candidates will NOT be considered for this role. We are not sponsoring Visa’s at this time, so please refrain from applying unless eligible to work in the UK

Complete the form in the top right of this page to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Senior Accountant, Chartered Accountancy, Bookkeeper, Chartered Accountant, Senior Accountant, Management Accountancy, ACA, ACCA, ICAEW, Financial Accountant, Finance Controller, Financial Accountant may also be considered for this role.

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