Management Accountant

Recruiter
The Workshop
Location
Hampshire
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Management Accountant

Portsmouth

Competitive Salary

Permanent

Duties

  • Support achievement of budgeted sales and profit, proactively analysing profit variances and provide recommendations and options for improvement.
  • Undertake thorough reviews of cost centre information with the Directors, challenging expenditure and were appropriate help them to make informed business decisions prior to changes in processes.
  • Responsible for the accurate revaluation of the inventory and tracking of price movements against budgeted standards, portraying this information effectively back to the supply team and the Directors.
  • Liaise with the purchasing team to ensure all significant variances in prices are queried and resolved. Track purchase price variances against agreed targets.
  • Support manufacturing in the running of the half - yearly stock takes. Oversee the stock count and ensure the values are accurately reflected. Thoroughly review stock losses and investigate reasons for discrepancies.
  • Produce detailed cost of sales analysis and commentary supporting sales price and margin fluctuations for the Directors.
  • Analyse Freight and Duty Costs and ensure correct duty rates have been paid and accrued where appropriate. Ensure correct commodity codes are assigned correctly to all imported parts.
  • Produce monthly inventory analysis for the Manufacturing Director with explanation of the movements in the month.
  • Produce and review quarterly inventory provisions list.
  • Provide financial data on inventory levels and accompanying commentary.
  • Provide detailed forecasting / budgeting input for relevant areas of responsibility.
  • Produce variance analysis
  • Support the Chief Accountant in the day to day management of the accounts function.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant Accounting or Business related subject
  • Part or fully qualified in CIMA or ACCA
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a management accountant role within a manufacturing organisation
  • Experience of working in a multinational business
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and Outlook

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