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Management Accountant

Frome   •   £30,000 - £36,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Management Accountant Required for FMCG Manufacturing Company
  • Major Global FMCG Company with household brands

About Our Client

My client is a major FMCG brand who can boast a vast amount of household brands within their portfolio and have operations across The UK and Europe

Job Description

  • Manage the Assistant Management Accountant to ensure the individual achieves their set objectives and has a development plan in place to drive continuous improvement with in this area (supporting future system developments).
  • To prepare site forecast cost of production and annual budget based on annual sales volume. Forecasting all factory variances based on knowledge gathered from all related parties taking into account improvement projects ongoing with in the factory.
  • Analyse and report on changes from previous forecast and main comparator for inclusion in Site Financial packs and to feed into the monthly IBP process.
  • Produce Weekly & Monthly Management Accounts including detailed variance analysis.
  • To monitor key factory variances weekly and inform FM when variances deviate materially from plan.
  • Provide detailed insightful analysis of yield / material losses and actively work with operations team to create and drive action plans to close the gap when variances track above agreed targets.
  • Provide support to Project Leads on all operational site projects & NPD providing decision making information / what ifs / costings etc as required.
  • To ensure that there is a clear audit trail and the site receives a clean audit report from both internal and external auditors. Also to ensure that all documentation affecting the site is filed for easy retrieval.
  • Act as Finance Manager deputy. Managing finance team, representing Finance in the Senior Leadership Team and presenting factory performance to site senior management and, at period reviews, to Operations Director in their absence.
  • To ensure that the procedure manual remains current.
  • Any other reasonable adhoc duties request by your line manager.

The Successful Applicant

  • CIMA studier with strong working knowledge of management accountancy in manufacturing
  • Excellent Systems skills - specifically advanced Excel
  • Knowledge of preparing periodic management accounts in a standard costing system with strong analytical and costing skills.
  • Must be a highly effective communicator both verbally and in writing.
  • Must demonstrate willingness and ability to work with others to achieve common goals.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Must have ability to adapt to change and meet strict deadlines.

What's on Offer

Basic salary between £32000 and £40000 depending on experience

Full study support

Excellent benefits package