Site Production Accountant

Mach Recruitment Ltd
Consett, County Durham
£43000 - £50000/annum Annual Bonus
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our National Food Manufacturing client is looking to recruit a Site Production / Factory Accountant for their site in Consett, County Durham. Either working on a permanent or 12 month FTC basis, you will have sole responsibility for the site’s finances, with some P&L responsibility.

The Job

Working Monday – Friday, your responsibilities will include:

 Prepare, analyse, report and investigate weekly and monthly variances on materials, labour and overheads for the site
 Assist month end close processes, inventory analysis, valuation and accuracy, preparing reports for circulation to factory management and company directors as well as analysis of standard costs for trends, changes, planning, product profitability and stock valuation purpose all within a tight timetable
 Act as financial representative on the site management teams and work with the factory team on developing reporting and control procedures. The role will take the lead in the preparation of regular forecasts and the annual budget for the site
 Prepare collateral reporting
 Coordinate with internal departments for system issues, maintenance and development such as production, purchasing, import/export, accounts payable, accounts receivable, import/export IT, receiving, shipping, and other.
 Analyse cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
 Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls
 Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, and liability accounts
 Review and analyse inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
 Work in special projects as required
 Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others
 Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management

The Candidate

We are looking for candidates with the following skills, qualifications and attributes:

 Ideally a passed finalist/qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
 Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 3 or more years of related experience
 Previous P&L responsibility / knowledge
 Preferably from either a Food Manufacturing, Production, or FMCG background
 Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards
 Must be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis
 Ability to research, compile, analyse and interpret data
 Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
 Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
 Ability to analyse and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
 Strong organisational and communication skills
 Detail oriented
 Knowledge SAGE preferred
 Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

The Benefits

• Up to £50,000 basic (depending on experience)
• Annual bonus of up to 10%
• 25 days holiday a year + bank holidays
• Potential opportunity of a company car or car allowance (to be discussed at interview stage)