Management Accountant

Burtons Biscuit Company
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant to join our dynamic and fast-paced Finance Team at our Edinburgh site on a 10-week FTC. This is a key role within the business, where you will be providing high quality MI and variance analysis to senior management. Working autonomously within a fast paced environment, you will be expected to adapt to the versatile needs of the business and prioritise accordingly. As part of a continuous improvement culture, you will actively look for opportunities to introduce changes to processes.

Key responsibilities will include-

·Analysis and reporting of packaging and raw material variances

·Financial responsibility for 5 production lines (circa 200 SKUs) ensuring accurate KPI and MI is communicated to management.

·New product costings – calculation of recipe, packaging and labour costs.

·Capital Expenditure – responsibility for multi-million pound project spend, including periodic forecasting of spend.

·Period end accounting including accruals and prepayments

The successful candidate will require:

·Excellent Excel skills (Lookups, Pivot tables etc.)

·Previous experience of analysing data and present conclusions to key stakeholders

·P&L and balance sheet postings and reconciliations

·Comfortable working with all levels of the business from production to senior management level

·Proven ability to identify areas of improvement and implement change

Desirable skills/experience/qualifications:

·FMCG industry experience

·SAP (R3) or other ERP software experience

·TM1 Cognos

·Budget and forecasting

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