Operations Accountant

Location UK / Portadown Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1359469

 Job Description

Vickerstock are currently working on behalf of leading food manufacturing client who require an Operations Accountant. The role is permanent role and based in Portadown.

Vickerstock are currently working on behalf of leading food manufacturing client who require an Operations Accountant. The role is permanent role and based in Portadown.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified or Experienced Part Qualified Accountant to progress within an established organisation.

Overview

The successful candidate will report to the General Manager and will provide a high quality, professional financial analysis, insight and decision-making support service to the Management team.

Key Duties

The Operations Accountant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To prepare and present financial analysis and insight to promote and facilitate business improvement initiatives to the site’s operations and supply chain, including analysis & measurement of shop-floor performance.
  • To take a leading and pro-active role in driving the site cost reduction Profit Improvement Plan (PIP), coordinate project ideas for the site, evaluate financial implications and report achievements against plan. Adopt and encourage a continuous improvement philosophy.
  • To represent the Site Finance team on cross-functional projects and to lead any nominated actions, and to update the team on progress and developments.
  • To review the site’s weekly and monthly management accounts and use them to provoke and complement financial analysis of opportunities and actions required to improve profit, working capital & cash achievements.
  • To support the General Manager as required to interrogate unexplained variances & costs on a timely basis and offer a problem-solving service where necessary to meet deadlines. Where appropriate, design and implement new management accounting processes before handover to the Business Services Finance Team.
  • To prepare and coordinate site capital expenditure justifications and business cases and complete post-implementation reviews to track benefits. Ensure that all site capital expenditure is monitored and analysed, and capital additions updated to the asset register on a timely basis.
  • To be responsible for the coordination and preparation of the site’s annual budget process and prepare annual standard proposals for review before action.
  • Prepare and communicate the site’s monthly forecasts with commentary.

Essential Criteria

  • Qualified or “experienced Part Qualified” Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or qualified by experience
  • Experience of a manufacturing finance environment and knowledge of variance analysis and overhead control
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to explain finance to non-financial colleagues
  • People management experience would be desirable

Contact Mary to discuss this in absolute confidence on 028 90313720, or send an updated CV via the link on the page

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