Management Accountant

Robert Half
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

FMCG organisation based in Swansea South Wales, has around 35 employees; primarily comprised of Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Research & Clinical, Finance and Operations staff. Product manufacture is currently outsourced while all other functions are managed by the senior team at the office in Swansea.

The company achieved significant growth over the past 3 years and is about to set up a local manufacturing facility. This has demonstrated the need for a Management Accountant to join the business.

The Role

Reports to the Financial Controller as a key member of finance team of 3 people

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with the Operations team to define and develop appropriate financial KPI's to drive profitability, performance and efficiency within the new manufacturing facility
  • Monthly inventory valuation and reconciliation to the General Ledger
  • Reporting product profitability
  • Preparation of information for the monthly management accounts
  • Contributing to the preparation of manufacturing budgets and forecasts
  • Control and reporting of departmental budgets

  • Management Accountant in a light manufacturing, fast growth environment
  • Control and valuation of inventory
  • MRP experience, Sage 200 preferable but not essential
  • Skills
  • Solid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices
  • Experience of driving a profit approach to a small manufacturing facility:

o Reporting product profitability

o cost accounting and reporting

o budgeting and forecasting
  • Good knowledge of financial software preferably Sage 200 and associated MRP system
  • Good analytical skills, a problem-solver with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good organisational skills

Qualifications and Experience Levels
  • Educated to a degree level
  • 5 years experience relevant experience
  • Part qualified in relevant certification (e.g. CIMA or ACCA) will be preferred but not essential
  • An experienced Management Accountant who is Qualified by Experience would be acceptable

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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