Manufacturing Accountant

JHE & Partners
12 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

JHE & Partners are pleased to be working with an expanding manufacturing business based in Halifax who are looking to recruit an experienced Manufacturing Accountant. Reporting to the Finance Director, the successful applicant will join a successful company and will have a role that has a direct impact on the profitability of the business. Key duties will involve:

  • Preparation of the Monthly Manufacturing Accounts including analysis of variances against budget and standard costs
  • Reporting and Evaluation of key Operational Metrics (KPIs) to highlight and address adverse variances that are impacting on performance
  • Develop the financial IT processes associated with production (including costing analysis) to improve the confidence in financial information (e.g. stock valuation; product level profitability)
  • Improve the internal controls procedures over order placement (including raw material purchases) to better control costs (administrative support is in place to manage the transactional aspects of order placement)
  • Manage stock control and stock management procedures to ensure inventory levels are accurately recorded (this includes financial lead on stock counts)
  • Financial Evaluation of Capital Investment requirements

Skills & Relevant Experience

  • Significant manufacturing/production experience
  • Excellent inter-personal skills capable of building effective relationships and strong Influencing skills
  • Disciplined and organised with the ability to work under pressure
  • Tenacious - able to see tasks through to completion in a timely manner
  • Strong Excel skills (VLOOKUPs, Pivot Tables)
  • Positive and committed approach to continuous improvements

This is a great opportunity for someone to build on their existing experience and really add value to a business. It will be a great career move for the right person and I would urge you to apply at your earliest convenience to avoid missing out on this opportunity.

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