July 9, 2021
Salford, United Kingdom
Accountancy & Finance
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  • Are you an experienced Cost Accountant?
  • Do you have strong experience over costs, margin, stock and WiP in manufacturing environments?
  • Do you have strong Excel and general IT / ERP skills?
  • And are you available for a site-based role close to Manchester City Centre?

My exclusive client is a privately-owned, specialist manufacturer based in a state of the art facility on the outskirts of Manchester City centre. Due to the nature of the company's clients and product portfolio the business has prospered during the pandemic and was classified as a 'key business'. The business has an innovative and developing product range and a portfolio of first class customers, including many household names.

Over the last 20 years, the business has gone from strength to strength in terms of turnover, profit, customers and products based on a strong commitment to continually invest in the business.

However, due to an increase in client demand there is an unexpected need for an experienced Cost / Factory Accountant to support the Finance Director and Operations Director in the production of daily, weekly and monthly analysis and reports. A flavour of the duties includes:-

  • Analysis of manufacturing results - by product / range / customer
  • Cost analysis - labour / materials / distribution / wastage
  • Variance analysis
  • Standard product costing
  • Standard costing variance analysis
  • Product costing for bids, tenders and variations
  • Reporting and analysis daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc
  • Working closely with all departments including production, distribution, commercial and finance
  • Extensive interaction with Senior Management and the Board
  • Review and advise on improvement of reporting and analysis

Reporting to the FD, who is one of the most decent & knowledgeable professionals you could meet, this is an permanent role in a growing, profitable business.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and dynamic finance professional with strong manufacturing experience and a fast moving consumer environment would lend itself well. My client will support study, but will also consider applications from candidates who are Qualified or Qualified by Experience.

For a confidential discussion, apply now.

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