Operations Accountant

Michael Page Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Operations accountant will produce financial reporting and insight cost of sales and overheads and support the performance of the site.

Client Details

Food manufacturing business with multiple UK locations.


As the Operations Accountant for this role you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly accounts, annual budget/projection, monthly forecasts and year end accounts.

  • Deliver accurate cost of sales performance reporting and analysis with variances to budget / forecast which are fully understood and effectively communicated to site management.

  • Responsible for completion and submission of reports, analysis and data to the centre.

  • Deliver accurate new product costings working closely with NPD team members, complete post launch evaluations and review existing costings to maintain accuracy.

  • Work with site teams to investigate adverse operational variances and develop countermeasures.

  • Support the site in its lean manufacturing development e.g. production meetings, process auditing and taste panels.

  • Take a full and active role in site projects at Attleborough to drive continuous improvements and meet site objectives.

  • Take a lead role in developing the sites understanding utilisation of the current ERP system (Promix) establishing best practice for reporting, reviewing current master data and providing support and guidance to Accounts Assistant preparing the site stats.

  • Take a lead role in ensuring finance team development and delivery by setting up, challenging and supporting team initiatives, feedback and learning and assisting in cover of other team members where necessary.


The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant ideally with experience of manufacturing environments. You will be able to build strong relationships and communicate across all levels of the site.

Job Offer

£45,000 to £50,000