Site Management Accountant

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Aviation, Other

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  • Salary:

    £33000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Matthew Wainwright

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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£30,000-£45,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Leicester (south)



The Role

This position is a standalone Finance role, working closely with the Plant General Manager & Technical Colleagues, and reports to the Financial Controller who is located remotely.

The position will involve:

  • Forecasting and reporting on costs across the site, including standard costs, overheads, and operating costs.
  • Performing variance analysis to identify and interrogate discrepancies.
  • Liaising on a daily basis with general management and technical colleagues in order to drive efficiencies, using financial data as justification.
  • Producing standard month-end & year-end periodic reports, for review by finance colleagues located in a UK Shared Service Centre.
  • Having input in the optimisation of a new ERP system; QAD (previously MFG/Pro).

The Person

This opportunity is ideal for a Finalist or fully Qualified Accountant, who has experience in a business facing role, to continue their professional development in friendly yet rewarding environment.

To be successful in this position you will:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent management accounting abilities, particularly cost accounting and forecasting.
  • Have worked in a manufacturing or engineering type environment, which may include the automotive or aerospace sectors.
  • Be capable of communicating complex financial information to non-finance colleagues, in order to justify points effectively.
  • Think and act independently, with limited oversight from more senior finance colleagues.
  • Possess a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification, or be at the final stages of professional study.

The Company

Our client is a subsidiary of a global manufacturing corporation. They now seek a dynamic & commercially minded Accountant or Finance Manager. The business is easily commutable from along the M1 from the north or south, and the M69/M6 from Birmingham and Warwickshire.

How to Apply

To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

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