F&A Assistant Accountant

Date: 17 Nov 2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG


  • Based at Manchester Airport
  • Permanent
  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds


Why MAG?

At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate. At MAG, we recognise creating a first-class journey for our customers starts by creating a first-class career journey for our colleagues and we are committed to building inclusive environments in which our people can thrive. You’ll also have access to some great benefits including:

  • 6% company contribution pension
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised public transport
  • Huge range of company discounts


The role

MAG’s Finance & Accounting (F&A) Team are currently recruiting for an F&A Assistant Accountant to join on a permanent basis. This role will provide support to the F&A Finance Manager who is responsible for leading all Management Accounting activity for a Group Division ensuring that accurate, technically robust managements accounts are produced in a timely manner and in line with group finance service levels. You’ll ensure that accurate and technically robust management accounts are produced in a timely manner and in line with group finance service levels and support internal and external stakeholders and the meeting of agreed SLAs.

What will make you successful in the role?

You’ll be as a minimum qualified AAT or a part qualified accountant, studying towards ACA/ACCA/CIMA, with ambition and a “can do” attitude. You’ll have the ability to actively engage business stakeholders as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities and to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations. You’ll have relevant experience of working within a General Ledger function at a similar level, experience of SAP or similar ERP systems and you’ll need intermediate to advanced Excel skills.

Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments

At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such we welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds.

MAG is a Disability confident employer and therefore are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.

We’re committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our colleagues in every aspect of their lives. This includes prioritising mental health, which is just as important as physical health. We recognise that everyone experiences fluctuations in their mental health, and we are dedicated to creating a supportive, inclusive and caring environment where our colleagues feel valued and respected.

You can contact the team by emailing HR.Recruitment@MAGAirports.com