My manufacturing client based near Northwich requires an Assistant Accountant to join their finance team of 8. This is a key appointment, reporting to a newly promoted Management Accountant to assist him in producing monthly management accounts, stock and labour reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analytical work.
You will be an Accountant who is inquisitive, driven and able to partner the operations team whilst challenging the status quo to ensure the company enhance its profitability and reduce cost where possible.
Accurate management of operational accounting and the reporting of operational costs having an overview of stock & labour costs. Developing Manufacturing KPI’s
Assist with preparation of the monthly, quarterly and Year end process
Will also assist in the preparation of the annual business plan and strategic plans to safeguard the profitability of the company moving forward
Work closely with operational teams and challenge current processes and look for process improvements to increase speed and accuracy
Reporting on Production Labour Cost & Line Efficiency
Investigating Production Variance
Analysing Material Usage and Price Variance
Analysing Labour & Overhead Expenditure
Conducting Capital Investment Appraisals
Support product costing and quotations
Maximise profit margins of customer contracts
Perform client profitability reviews identifying any under- performing contracts, ensuring issues are fed back to commercial team for re-negotiation
Budget preparation, reforecasting and analysis for full P&L You will have experience of working in the manufacturing sector and have the confidence to communicate with key stakeholders across the business. A study package is on offer if necessary, although my client is open to seeing candidates no matter of qualification. If this sounds like you please apply