Plant Accountant / Financial Controller
Plant Accountant / Financial Controller required for a developmental role. Manufacturing business £50k + Car
Your new company
Our client is a global leader in their field. With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2016 revenues in excess of $1.2 billion, they operate from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including nine plants.
Your new role
Due to continued growth we are seeking a Plant Accountant, this is a new role and our client is seeking to appoint someone on a developmental perspective, with a view that in around 2 years you will be able to take on duel site responsibility, covering a site in Newcastle upon Tyne. Based in the Stafford Plant, this role will be responsible for the financial control of the site, you will gain a full understanding of the processes not only in Stafford but also in Newcastle. You will build strong working relationships with the UK Plant Manager and leadership team and act as a value-adding Business Partner to the manufacturing and procurement teams.
In addition, this role will develop the costing process and take financial ownership for UK material costs, support the roll out of new financial systems and analyse manufacturing variances to pro-actively identify cost saving and productivity initiatives.
What you'll need to succeed
You need proven experience within manufacturing and ideally you are a qualified accountant(CIMA/ACCA) Experience of ERP systems and business partnering is preferred. You must be prepared to travel to the Newcastle site 2 days a week and indeed other UK & European sites when required.
What you'll get in return
The role offers the opportunity to develop into the UK Manufacturing Financial Controller and take responsibility of two sites. You will also receive a highly competitive salary and car allowance, along with pension, bonus, healthcare and additional flexible benefits.
What you need to do now
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