Management Accountant

Robert Walters
South Lanarkshire, UK
Closing date
13 Nov 2020

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This high growth organisation in Motherwell are looking for an experience Operations Management Accountant to join their small but well-established team.

Working as a Finance Business Partner to the operational site, your core duties will include;

Working with assigned business partners to develop an understanding of departmental goals, then translating these into financial targets and budgets.
Building the annual budget for nominated departments and securing buy-in from key stakeholders.
Producing regular reforecasts using business knowledge of current performance trends.
Gathering data for the production of longer-term forecasting.
Generating standardised management reports that provide insightful performance analysis in a timely manner.
Carrying out financial analysis to investigate deviations from target performance, working with the business partners to initiate timely interventions.
Gaining a deep understanding of the cost levers underpinning financial performance and sharing this with business partners to initiate improvements where possible.
Developing skills to utilise the ERP system and other supporting tools to automate as much reporting as possible, freeing up more time for analysis.
Meeting with business partners on a regular basis to build successful relationships, resulting in better business knowledge and increased commercial acumen.
Collaborating with other team members to maintain a high performing finance function.
Seeking opportunities to continually develop skills and management accounting expertise.Key requirements;

Qualified or part-qualified Management Accountant
Management accounting experience gained in a process manufacturing industry e.g. chemicals or oils
Experience of working with business partners in an engineering or production management role
Previous use of ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle
Experience of using alternative data warehousing or reporting tools such as Hyperion, Power BI or others
Use of all Microsoft Office packages with strong Excel skills
Good communication skills - able to interpret complex financial data and explain it simply.
Evidence of initiative - self-starter, developing new ways of reporting or analysing data.
Analytical skills - comfortable working with large amounts of data from multiple sources.
Interpersonal skills - able to form successful working relationships.
Reporting skills - produce quality analysis or output that is meaningful to recipients.This is an ideal fit for any Management Accountant in and around Motherwell, looking for an opportunity to join a high growth Manufacturing organisation in a role that can offer autonomy for a large operational site & the ability to drive & influence strategy
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