Company details and job overview:
Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an internationally acclaimed manufacturing who’s brand is recognised across globe. With multi-site operations across the UK they are specialists in the manufacture of products into a niche sector and boast numerous awards for both the quality of product and service they provide to a diverse and growing client base. With a focus on developing staff, welfare and also rewarding every member of staff with bonus, they are seen as a global employer of choice, who can offer development and progression across all areas of the business. This is a unique opportunity to join an established global player in a role where you maintain autonomy in a business unit whilst being given the opportunity to grow and add value from day one.
Your new role as Cost/Management Accountant:
As Management Accountant you shall support the site Finance Manager as a strong no.2. Working closely with stakeholders, partnering across all areas of the business your focus will be to provide meaningful financial reporting whilst maintaining close controls of cost and KPI management. A rounded role you shall be responsible for month end management accounting and supporting analysis as well as applying your expertise to develop reporting and enhancing on the level of detail available to the operational teams.
Main Role Duties:
· Month-end financial reporting – preparation and posting of journals, review of cost, financial analysis and presentation of results
· Stocktake management and ongoing maintenance of controls
· Product costing across the manufacturing suite with ad-hoc costing to support new product and new product development
· Business partner to Operations for business cases and Capex investment
· Cost saving initiative management in support to the site’s performance improvement programs
· Budget and forecast production
· Fixed asset register and Balance sheet reciliation
· Deputise for the Site finance lead where necessary
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
To be considered you shall be CIMA /ACCA/ ACA qualified or at the final stages of qualification. With strong technical skills and a proven track record of adding value in a Management Accounting environment you shall have operated in a similar role within the manufacturing sector. With experience of product costing and cost management you shall also obtain strong business partnering ability. You shall be able to demonstrate strong Excel skills being competent in the use of VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables and have excellent attention to detail.
Salary and reward on offer:
This is a Cost/Management Accounting opportunity in a global business. Whilst Global there is also the opportunity to add value in a business unit which is able to operate autonomously and make decisions to drive performance. You shall be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including bonus for all employees. Working from state of the art facilities, with on-site perks there is a clear progression path, supported by a strong leadership team who are focused on developing staff and talent in the business.
This role is being handled by Darren Cadman – Senior Finance Recruitment, Kenton Black Finance.
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.