Management Accountant

Posted: 12/01/19
Recruiter:Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary:£40,000 per annum
Qualifications:ACA, CIMA, ACCA

Are you part qualified or newly qualified and looking for the next step in your career? Do you have experience working in a manufacturing environment and understand cost accounting?

I am currently recruiting for a Management Accountant to work for a large manufacturing business based in Bristol. You will be second in command in finance on site and reporting to the site accountant, working in a team of 5.

This is an urgent requirement and the organisation are looking to interview ASAP

As Management Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Overall responsibility for determining and keeping up to date the cost of all site activity, including raw materials, packaging and ingredients, labour, distribution, etc
  • Responsible for maintaining an up to date set of product and activity standards for the site
  • To use this set of standards in maintaining a live 'value tree' model for use across site
  • Present performance analysis of actual results v standard to the site senior management team on a regular basis
  • Investigate and effectively communicate reasons for under/over performance against standard
  • Support the monthly financial forecast process by providing forecasted cost reports
  • Working with the Continuous Improvement team to provide project support, including costing out and valuing proposed project benefits and post project reviews.

As Management Accountant you will have:

  • Experience of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified is preferable, however part qualified will be considered if the candidate has suitable experience
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, in particular an excellent knowledge of Excel, including vlookups, index matching, data sorting, pivot tables
  • Experience of working cross functionally and in communicating complex financial data in a variety of ways
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the business

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