Commercial Management Accountant

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leicester
Salary
£30000 - £45000/annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

£30,000-£45,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Leicester (south)

Manufacturing

Permanent

The Role

This position is a standalone Finance role, working closely with the Plant General Manager & Technical Colleagues, and reports to the Financial Controller who is located remotely.

The position will involve:

* Forecasting and reporting on costs across the site, including standard costs, overheads, and operating costs.
* Performing variance analysis to identify and interrogate discrepancies.
* Liaising on a daily basis with general management and technical colleagues in order to drive efficiencies, using financial data as justification.
* Producing standard month-end & year-end periodic reports, for review by finance colleagues located in a UK Shared Service Centre.
* Having input in the optimisation of a new ERP system; QAD (previously MFG/Pro).

The Person

This opportunity is ideal for a Qualified Accountant, who has experience in a business facing role, to continue their professional development in friendly yet rewarding environment.

To be successful in this position you will:

* Be able to demonstrate excellent management accounting abilities, particularly cost accounting and forecasting.
* Have worked in a manufacturing or engineering type environment, which may include the automotive or aerospace sectors.
* Be capable of communicating complex financial information to non-finance colleagues, in order to justify points effectively.
* Think and act independently, with limited oversight from more senior finance colleagues.
* Possess a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification.

The Company

Our client is a subsidiary of a global manufacturing corporation. They now seek a dynamic & commercially minded Accountant or Finance Manager. The business is easily commutable from along the M1 from the north or south, and the M69/M6 from Birmingham and Warwickshire.

How to Apply

To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration