Role details

Commercial Accountant - Manufacturing

Derby   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A fantastic opportunity to join a global business
  • You will possess a commercial skill-set and have experience of manufacturing

About Our Client

My client produce a wide array of well known brands and operate globally. The site in Derby is extremely successful and has a real family feel.

You will have fantastic opportunities with this business as they pride themselves in accelerating careers and helping people realise their potential.

Job Description

  • Coordination and delivery of month end timetable in line with corporate timetable, culminating in:

    • Construction of the Factory Operating Statement, reflecting the production through put of the factory
    • Preparation and communication of the monthly commentary on volumes, manufacturing & material variance, fixed costs and site margin
    • Communication of financial results to the Operational Leadership team, in order to promote financial awareness and drive towards meeting the financial commitments of the site

  • Preparation and submission of Quarterly forecasts into Commercial team to support submissions process into HQ.
  • Analysis of material variances (Price Variance, Usage, Bill of Material), incorporating into half year re-pricing, leading to Gross Margin Impact being passed through to Group Commercial Units (positive and negative)
  • Supporting the financial preparation of the annual plan
  • Plan to cover site volumes, raw and packaging costs, labour, depreciation based on site capital investment, energy & utilities, repairs and maintenance and Fixed Costs
  • Actively identifying and leading cost savings initiatives through the business to deliver results
  • Work with key global markets developing costings to ensure viability of product launches

The Successful Applicant

  • Educated to Degree level or similar
  • A passed Finalist/Newly Qualified/Qualified Accountant (preferably CIMA; possibly ACA or ACCA) possessing experience in an FMCG or similarly high volume manufacturing
  • Strong IT skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing process

What's on Offer


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