Senior Accountant - Manufacturing & Production

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
West Berkshire, Berkshire
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
02 Jul 2021
Ref
JN -062021-2917543
Contact
Steve Smith
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are partnering with an industry-leading, high-growth international business seeking a Senior Accountant with experience in the manufacturing & production industry.

Client Details

Our client is a global leader in its field, providing valuable and innovative solutions and products to their customers in the manufacturing and production sector. With a track record of success and growth through acquisition and a strong focus on customer service, this business has established themselves as a true pioneer and international leader within their sector.

Description

This is a key role involving the delivery of business-critical forecasting, budgeting & management reporting and taking ownership of inventory & product costing to help drive the business to the next level.

Core accountabilities include:

  • Management reporting inc. gross margin, volume & price analysis & provide insightful commentary
  • Budgeting & Forecasting - including spend, production orders, headcount, hours metrics & inventory
  • Review of minimum order & stock holding volumes and driving working capital improvements
  • Drive cost of quality measurement KPIs & processes. Reporting the financial impact to the business to enable appropriate corrective actions
  • Management of the periodic WIP settlement
  • Continuous analysis and calculation of inventory
  • Review of labour & overhead rates and updating within the ERP system (SAP)

Profile

We are keen to hear from candidates with:

  • Proven experience as an Accountant within the Manufacturing and Production sector
  • Strong systems skills inc. SAP
  • Commercially-minded with the ability to engage with and influence stakeholders across the business
  • Stock / Inventory / Product Cost Control experience

Job Offer

The successful applicant will receive a highly competitive basic salary up to £55,000 per annum, plus an outstanding benefits package which includes generous pension, onsite parking and 25 days' annual leave.

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