With an excellent reputation for staff engagement, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated accountancy professional and our client is ideally seeking applications from candidates with a minimum of 1-2 years industry experience.
Be responsible for strategic Costings across the Group;
Ensure accurate costings are prepared and maintained and weekly accruals of over / under recovery are maintained;
Financial analysis and scenario testing to underpin decision making on the respective accounts;
Assist in the standardisation of costings throughout the group;
Monitor actual performance versus standard costing to drive efficiencies and improve performance/profitability;
Working closely with, supporting and communicating with other departments including sales and operations;
Maintenance and cleansing of master data and liaising with IT to develop reporting.
You will ideally have advanced MS Excel skills and financial modelling experience;
The ability to review and dissect large amounts of data;
Competency in using various MS Office programmes;
Demonstrate a good understanding of financial statements, financial systems and cost structures including standard costing;
Have a proven ability to reflect manufacturing processes in detailed line by line costings;
You will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and express views in the appropriate manner on a one-one or group level basis;
You will demonstrate strong organisational skills – planning, preparation and follow up;
You must be highly motivated, driven and commercially focused;
You will also demonstrate strong commercial awareness – good focus and understanding on those factors that impact on profitability and a good understanding of market conditions;
You will hold a professional accountancy qualification (for example ACA, CIMA or equivalent);
Experience of working within a FMCG/manufacturing industry, is desirable.
For more information regarding this opportunity, please call Laurence Jago as soon as possible and in complete confidence on 028 90330604. You can also email me via the link or contact me confidential on LinkedIn. Early application is encouraged.