Role details

Operations Accountant

Blackburn   •   £35,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting Opportunity for to join market leading FTSE listed business
  • Operationally focused, business partnering role

About Our Client

My client is a genuine market leader. They are an international brand, who have a history of moving staff around in order to continue there development.

Job Description

The Operations Accountant will is a critical role for the local site leadership team. The successful candidate will be expected to try and drive operational change across the site, continuously looking for areas that they can drive cost reduction and improve profitability. The Operations Accountant will have the following responsibilities:

  • To complete monthly reporting in line with Group requirement and timescales.
  • To provide timely and accurate financial information to budget holders, the management team and other areas of the business.
  • To analyse key manufacturing variance and recommend process changes as necessary
  • Periodic publication of product master data.
  • To engage the production managers in data analysis in order to drive plant efficiency's and maximise the opportunities to reduce variable costs.
  • To drive manufacturing opportunities using financial data
  • To take the lead in periodic stock takes, ensuring best practice at all times, including designing the most efficient process.
  • To act as deputy for the financial controller as requested.
  • To assist in the annual budget process and rolling forecast.
  • To develop and grow the Assistant Accountant.
  • To carry out any other duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate needs to be a self starter who is keen to interact with non-finance staff to try and drive change. They need to be a qualified accountant, with a proven track record in adding value in the businesses that they have worked in. Manufacturing experience isn't essential though it would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 plus an excellent benefits package

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