BMR Solutions is currently looking to recruit a Finance Manager to work for our client who is a large manufacturing company based in Clevedon, Somerset.
Position: Finance Analyst
Location: Clevedon, Somerset
Salary: £38,000 - £47,000
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Finance / Financial / Manufacturing / Production / Inventory Control / Accounting / ACCA / CIMA / ERP / SAP / Mapics
To maintain and further develop the controlling process for Product Company Clevedon. Ensure that proper KPIs are being measured by standard and focused scorecards and reports. Recommend actions for the PC management, based on assisting the organization in the interpretation of the scorecards and financial reports to ensure business proactivity in the organisation.
·Improved Control Architecture - identify gaps in business controls. Propose solutions and ensure viable options implemented.
·Inventory Control - work with relevant owner/s of inventory to ensure robust control architecture.
·Reporting - accurate weekly and monthly relevant reporting, accommodating continues restructuring from Operations unit to Product company.
·Further develop, implement and interpret unit specific scorecards to help control the KPIs under each PC's functional responsibility and engineering projects.
·Support our finance service organisation in Brno in proper inventory controlling, accounting and reporting of the business to ensure business proactivity.
·Performs yearly and periodical budgets and forecasts, ensuring target follow up and analysing deviations when targets are not met.
·Assist in investment applications and monitor investments and capital expenditures in the PC.
·Safeguard that necessary PI counts requirements.
·Represent the finance department within the Operations Management team.
·Be the Finance spokesperson / caretaker towards internal operations.
·Weekly Variance Reporting - Review, Investigate, Report and join weekly Operations management meeting.
·Monthly head count review together with local HR for reconciliation of head and personnel cost reporting.
·Monthly closing result review with Business Controller, Analyst and R2R team.
·Monthly prepare divisional report with comments and joint meeting with Business Controller and Divisional Controller for Semi division.
·Twice a month PPV review with Finance Analyst and Procurement team.
·Monthly accruals meeting with R2R accountant.
·Approve UCD, PPM, Internal works order, stock adjustments and SIPS as per policies and procedures.
·Operational process improvements areas includes Labour Reporting, Cancelled orders, ETO cost recovery, Audited PI, Rejects, Floor stock, Recovery of Tooling and other purchased items cost set up.
·Fixed Assets follow up monthly incl. CWIP and supervising of yearly inventory check. In 2017 ensure accurate split of assets and depreciations between Clevedon and Eastbourne sites.
·Assist cost centre owners in analysing and interpret monthly reports.
·Monthly CC7 reporting including analysis and comments.
·Quarterly Audited PI (Setup, Manage, Audit, Review, Investigate, Report, Follow up).
·PK bridge reporting quarterly (product costing).
·Participate in project team meetings and ad hoc meetings and as applicable.
·Budget and forecast preparations and be internal coordinator within the PC, central functions and towards Business Controller and GM.
·Actively assisting in finalising company pack reporting with financial KPIs monthly and quarterly.
·Support any audit requirements in liaison with the Business Controller as required.
·Monitoring project budgets and follow up deviations.
Qualifications / Experience:
·ACCA / CIMA qualified.
·Minimum of three years' experience with emphasis on general accounting with detailed knowledge of accepted accounting and financial policies and procedures.
·Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, PowerPoint and access.
·Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and implementing best practices.
·Experience with interacting and operating ERP systems with different levels of sophistication required (i.e. SAP / Mapics).
·Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
·Flexible and capable of working in a complex environment.
·Confident with working on own initiative.
·Experience in optimising production processes as well as providing production support and training.
·Excellent time management skills.
·Good interpersonal and team working skills.
·Self-motivated and resourceful.
·Relevant experience in product calculation in manufacturing companies.
·Ability to present and explain key data / KPI's as required.
·Experience of utilising problem solving and root cause finance analysis in a manufacturing environment.
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