Manufacturing Site Accountant - Grimsby

Axon Moore
£35000 - £42000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Axon are recruiting for a Site Accountant opportunity at a manufacturing site for one of the UK's biggest brands. The role seeks a qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA accountant with a background in manufacturing to take on a role that will offer a number of progression routes both within and outside of the manufacturing realm.

The business themselves are a well known and loved retail brand with a strong presence across Northern England. This Site Accountant's role is situation at their Grimsby site, a provides an excellent 'next-step' opportunity for manufacturing management accountant wanting to look at a more senior role. Duties in the role consist of:

-Providing accurate financial information for site operations that improve decision making.
-Budget preparation, analysis and review.
-Preparing capital project proposals and controlling project expenditure.
-Providing weekly estimates for the central finance team flash forecast.
-Maintaining robust financial controls across site.
-Labour, overhead and materials variance analysis.
-Ensuring accurate BOMs through liaison with the master data team.
-Audit compliance.

The role requires an accountant with experience in and enthusiasm for the manufacturing sector, with a full qualification in CIMA/ACCA/ACA, although the business may consider those qualified by experience as well. The successful candidate will have detailed costing experience with knowledge of variance analysis and productivity tracking. The business requires a strong character who is willing to get on the shop floor and speak to the operators. Strong Excel knowledge is an essential whilst knowledge of Oracle is desirable. Any large ERP system experience will be useful, confidence in presentation is also required.

The appeal in this role lies not only in the initial position but the opportunities beyond it. The business represents one of the premier operations in the area with a proven track record of success. The role comes attached with a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package alongside and should be a strong consideration for any accountant based in the manufacturing sector.
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