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RTR Accountant - Manchester

Date: 07-Sep-2021

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG


  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds
  • Flexible/ Hybrid working for a better work/ life balance
  • Support all Management Accounting activity for our US Division
  • Work within a highly professional team of 5 RTR professionals
  • Join an iconic North West major corporate business with excellent career opportunities
  • Competitive base + pension, bonus, free parking and many other corporate benefits


Learn more about MAG:




MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA, a major Airport Services business based out of Chicago. Pre-Covid, we were enjoying year on year growth with FY20 seeing MAG earn £893 million (+3.7%) in revenue, driven by passenger numbers along with non-aero yields and increased cargo operations, contributing more than £3b to the UK economy. We see the post Covid world yielding much the same. To our 59.6 million passengers and 5000+ colleagues, we are more than simply where your holiday begins! We are 24/7 self-contained towns, with 6 million square feet of office space, high street shops, cafes, restaurants, parking, event locations and hotels (to name just some of our on-site services)



The Role:


MAG’s RTR Team are currently recruiting for an RTR Accountant to join on a permanent basis. This role will provide support to the RTR Senior Accountant who is responsible for leading all Management Accounting activity for our US Business, ensuring that accurate, technically robust managements accounts are produced in a timely manner and in line with group finance service levels.


Typical duties include (but not limited to):


  • Assist a Senior Accountant to lead the team.
  • Support month end close process, ensuring that ledgers are closed to strict deadlines.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all aspects of the divisional accounts, calculate and post relevant journals to ensure the accounts are reflective of underlying financial performance.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant to ensure all monthly reports are timely and accurate.
  • Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are completed accurately and in a timely manner, including review and sign off.
  • Assist with delivery of group service levels and support KPIs to internal and external customers.
  • Assist with provision of divisional accounts and support the Finance Directors and Finance Business Partners of the relevant division.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist delivery of SLAs across Finance.
  • Interact with transactional teams to aid continuous improvement.
  • Work towards and contribute to driving a continual improvement mindset within your team and the wider group finance team.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant to develop the team and manage internal and external relationships.
  • Develop necessary policies and procedures to ensure the sound financial management and control of the company’s business.




A part/fully qualified accountant with significant experience of working within a management accounting environment. You will have significant experience of working within a General Ledger function and demonstrate leadership potential.


You will have ability to manage multiple priorities and to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations. Preferably, you should have experience of SAP or similar ERP systems, along with intermediate to advanced Excel skills. You’ll have ability to engage stakeholders and colleagues effectively to ensure processes are executed consistently and complied with. You’ll demonstrate the potential to manage change in a dynamic and fast paced environment.


What are we offering?

  • A company that is inclusive and tolerant to all
  • Flexible working approach 2-3 days in the office as guide, but flexible around you.
  • Strong base salary (on experience) + 5% pension and bonus
  • Free parking and significantly subsidised public transport
  • Discounts on company products
  • 24 days Holiday entitlement (plus the ability to buy more)
  • Great work culture: the feel of a tech start-up with the backing of a global corporate with fantastic career development and advancement opportunities
  • Free coffee/ break out areas/ great company culture


Equal Opportunites 


MAG is a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work. At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments 


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.



Please apply today as interviews will commence ASAP.