Management Accountant

Recruiter
Athwal Resourcing Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Athwal Resourcing is working with a U.S listed manufacturing company who are looking for an Operational Management Accountant with a bias towards costing. This newly created position reports directly into the Finance Director and will be responsible for:

  • Month End Reporting: Supporting the month end process, with key responsibility to contribution margin level. Production of cost reports and analysis as required for internal reporting and analysis for local management;
  • Bills of Material: In the heart of the business you will be pivotal in the maintenance of detailed bills of material /Cost roll -up's / and product analysis to show the true production costs and profitability for existing and new models;
  • Standard Costing Accounting: Be involved in standard costing analysis and gross margin analysis by product, tracing of costing back to underlying activities, analyse changes in product design, materials and labour cost and be able understand the variance against actual;
  • Operational Excellence: Assist operational managers with decision making processes especially in relation to stock and inventory control, working with the stakeholders of the business from non-finance personnel to directors;
  • Systems: Working with SAP, review and rationalization of current procedures with inventory, production variances and Cost of Sales in mind and make best use of the reporting within SAP system.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Part qualified accountant with minimum 2 years' experience;
  • Have sound working knowledge of cost analysis and product profitability;
  • Be able to communicate with all levels of the business, both with finance and non-finance staff;
  • Able to design and introduce robust procedures to deal with changing structures;
  • Experience with integrated ERP systems would be a must, working knowledge of SAP would be highly desirable;
  • Be a proactive and motivated individual who is capable of taking ownership of undertaking new projects;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Have a high attention to detail and ability to work to accurate & tight deadlines;
  • Have a strong drive to ensure there is continuous improvement in processes & procedures and getting things done in a challenging environment;
  • Have worked in a manufacturing environment preferable in either in automotive or aerospace.