Start People Ltd
East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
£35000 - £42000/annum
20 May 2017
19 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job role: Accountant Salary/Pay: Up to £42,000 per annum plus benefits

Job type: Full-time (40 hours per week on flexible timescale) Location: East Kilbride, Scotland

Job description:

* Production and analysis of weekly and monthly profit and loss accounts and communicating reports across the business.
* Investigate variances and analyse trends to influence and advise the business with regards to; accruals, pre-payments, overheads, variances to budget, weekly margins, changes to recipes and the accurate recording of yields and waste.
* Management of business information system to analyse and communicate efficiencies, run-rates, productivity, variances and trends.
* Creation and management of ‘Bill of Materials’ (BOM’s) system, including bi-annual review, focusing on; efficiencies, waste, cost in preparation of the budget and forecast, material and labour usage.
* Involvement in weekly NPD meeting, analysing information from new SKU’s, with full involvement in the creation and costing of products to ensure correct pricing and margins for product launches.
* Creation and review of forecast and budget preparation and submissions.
* Creation and management of profitability by customer and product, ensuring the profitability of the business is maintained and margins accurately recorded and maintained.
* Ad-hoc finance requirements including but not limited to; annual insurance renewal, annual audit documentation preparation and liaison on M3 financials.

Personal requirements:


* Excellent analysis and financial interrogation skills.
* Full grasp of production margins, BOM’s and variance reporting.
* Ability to meet tight reporting deadlines.


* Experience in a similar role within a food manufacturing business.
* CIMMA or ACCA (or equivalent) qualification