Role details

Operational Accountant - Manufacturing - Glasgow

Glasgow   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading international manufacturing business
  • Requires strong operational experience within a manufacturing environment

About Our Client

Leading international manufacturer with a global presence.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that decisions, plans and strategies are formulated on a sound commercial and financial basis
  • Reviewing and reporting performance against agreed budgets and forecasts and driving the formulation of the necessary action plans to meet those objectives
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory and group accounting procedures, highlighting areas of concern as appropriate and taking corrective action
  • Financial control of the site investment program
  • Financial Leadership of the site and being an active part of the Site Leadership team
  • Managing and developing the site finance team
  • Coaching the Site operational team on financial matters
  • Supporting the other site finance roles as and when required

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • Post Qualification Experience in CIMA, ACA or ACCA
  • Experience of making complex financial analysis easily understood in an FMCG / manufacturing background
  • Costing experience in the FMCG / manufacturing arena
  • Experience in another organisation across financial reporting and control
  • Track record of providing robust and insightful financial analysis, including planning and forecasting
  • Experience of Financial Analysis / modelling / investment appraisal techniques
  • Knowledge of SAP processes or other relevant systems and ability to get up to speed quickly on relevant systems
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly excel and powerpoint
  • A proven leadership ability with the gravitas to build solid successful working relationships that influence senior management
  • Comfortable driving and leading change by finding solutions and gaining consensus

  • Strong communication, with good interpersonal skills to work cross functionally

What's on Offer

An excellent package of £55,000 - £60,000 plus car allowance, bonus, pension and additional benefits

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