Role details

Site Accountant

Doncaster   •   £38,000 - £42,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading FMCG business seeking a qualified accountant
  • Progressive opportunity for an ambitious individual

About Our Client

Growing FMCG business with a manufacturing facility in Grimsby. Excellent business with ambitious grow plans.

Job Description

The Site Accountant for this FMCG business based in Grimsby will be;

  • Primary finance contact for site Operations Management
  • Full responsibility for the preparation of standard costs for our growing & strategically important 3rd party business. Ensuring site Sales & Profitability targets are met.
  • Daily review of material variances, working closely with the GM & Ops manager to ensure products are produced inline with stated yields
  • Represent Finance at daily review meetings and resolve any resulting actions in a timely manner
  • Prepare detailed Gross margin analysis and compare against forecast and previous week identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Review and analyse weekly P&L for variances to forecast and budget
  • Input into the weekly estimated P&L for current week and provide suitable commentary
  • Prepare commentary for inclusion in weekly site pack supported with detailed bridges
  • Maintain standard costs across the site, develop systems to ensure these are adhered to, and use these to drive successful & profitable trading & product development decisions
  • Prepare Budgets & Forecasts for the site, in particular focusing on factory efficiencies, overhead spend and labour usage.
  • Oversee the sites KPI reporting ensuring relevance and reliability
  • Support the delivery and ongoing management of Oracle
  • Responsible for managing site CAPEX, both preparing proposals and monitoring spend and performance
  • Encourage site profit enhancing initiatives and ensure that deliverables are achieved
  • Represent site at weekly P&L reviews with senior management
  • Support the Finance Manager with commercial analysis to help the trading team make the correct business decisions
  • Work closely with the other senior members of the finance function to ensure knowledge is shared and best practice identified and adopted across all areas

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Site Accountant will be;

  • A qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be tenacious and able to challenge the status quo
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while still achieving deadlines
  • Have strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience with high volume accountancy packages
  • Management accounting experience including variance and yield analysis is highly preferable

What's on Offer

Salary up to £42,000 plus benefits

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