Manufacturing/Cost Accountant

Atkinson Moss
Norwich, UK
17 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide timely and accurate information on overall costs of manufacturing that will assist the senior management team in making decisions on current operational matters and improve the clarity of product profitability.

Main Duties:

Preparation of monthly manufacturing data within tight deadlines for use in management accounts

Build annual margin report from budget sales and manufacturing data to show profitability by production cell, customer and product

Providing thorough and detailed ad-hoc and monthly analysis of variances against budget and forecast for manufacturing costs

Inventory management and reporting, including stock valuation/revaluation

Control of stock obsolescence and disposal

Investigate unusual balances / variances with a view to resolving issues quickly

Be an integral part of the Finance Department and willing to cross-train for holiday cover

Assist Operations with their weekly / monthly reporting requirements and Ops KPIs

Maintaining/updating the standard cost system, and producing ad-hoc product costing as required

Responsibility for exec payroll and cover for weekly / monthly payrolls. Supervision of payroll clerk. Keep up to date with payroll legislation

Developing and improving manufacturing accounting processes and procedures

Participating in and supporting business improvement opportunities and other ad-hoc projects

Job Specification:

Have a sound manufacturing background and with a good knowledge of product costing (bills of materials, routings) and factory processes

Excel literate

Ability to engage with other departments, desire to solve problems

Be resilient, tenacious and able to challenge the status quo

Possess excellent planning and organisational skills, with strong attention to detail

Be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the business

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