Working on an exclusive basis my client is looking for a qualified accountant or equivalent to join their established Lincoln based business, an organisation with a fantastic reputation in their industry, innovative and market leading . It is one of Lincoln's largest employers and this is a newly created role high profile role reports directly into the Financial Director working alongside the Finance Manager in small but highly professional team. Your role will be to better understand the costs within the factory, and add value through better control, process excellence and analysis and presentation of management information. Responsibilities will include stock costing and control, cost of goods analysis and management, overheads review, fixed asset management, budgeting and forecasting. Although there will be an element of recurring work, the focus will be on analysis, improvement and change. As such this role will suit a self-motivated individual who is able to work largely unsupervised and define their own work schedule and priorities, you will be able to work comfortably alongside others at all levels, both within the company and the wider corporate group. You will be an influencer, with a positive, supportive and value-added approach, hungry to get results and achieve. It is a given that you will "love " manufacturing !
Ideally you will have experience in working in a fast moving manufacturing environment, and have a thorough understanding of standard costing processes. You will be skilled in the interpretation of complex financial data, being an expert in analysing data using Excel, and most likely familiar with Access or similar applications. Equally important however will be the proven ability to present financial data to financial and non-financial people alike, at all levels of the business. It will be up to you to form a bridge between Finance and the business to interpret and explain financial data and concepts. This is a real opportunity to take a new role and make it your own in an established business , which offers you long term career prospects and a collaborative management team and ethos that delivers results. This role will be home based initially, with a flexible approach going forward but ultimately by its very nature longer term you must live within a reasonable commute of Lincoln.
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