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Operations Accountant

  • Location: Scarborough
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and parking
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 17 April 2021
  • Job Ref: RWE00036429_1616059039
This is a really broad and varied operational accounting role within a rapidly growing and well invested business, delivering relevant, reliable and robust financial management information, driving improvements in process, reporting and controls. This will include both the "big picture" and detailed analysis of trends, issues and potential issues.

The key duties of the role are:
*Provision, analysis and interpretation of daily and weekly reports to enable business performance to be monitored and enhanced
*Daily and weekly reporting of departmental labour costs and variance performance (incl. development of robust processes to ensure transactional Qualified accountant
*Understanding and experience of manufacturing ideally FMCG food industry
with evidence of variance reporting
*Strong Excel analysis skills and the ability to demonstrate the application of logical analysis to manufacturing transactions
*The desire to be hands on, and business partner and be visible on the production floor
*accuracy and controls in the areas of variance and stock reporting)
*Daily and weekly reporting of departmental incentive schemes incl. engagement with departmental heads and HR/Payroll
*Close liaison with the management team to identify trends, opportunities and areas of under-performance in order to enhance the overall performance and profitability of the business
*Encourage site profit enhancing initiatives and ensure that deliverables are achieved
*Close liaison with site finance team (incl. cost accountant and work study manager) to ensure accurate product costing
*Review of stock analysis and the investigation of variances
*To support in promoting process improvement and cultural change
*Involvement in the monthly accounting cycle
*Input into the site weekly forecasting and annual budget cycle

Ideally you will have:

*Understanding of the FMCG industry, ideally food manufacturing
*Experience of successfully managing tasks and projects through to completion
*Computer literate, highly numerate and analytical
*Ideally experience of working with SAP
*Confident, competent, determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks
*Reliable, conscientious, self-motivated and professional
*A high level of attention to detail
*Effective planning, organisation and communication skills
*Effective problem solving skills and ability to influence solutions
*Promotes a continuous improvement approach by continually challenging the status quo and driving standards forward
*Excellent team working skills
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business who are leaders in their industry. The company reward its people and are dedicated to enriching careers. If you enjoy the challenger of a fast-paced environment and have experience in a similar role this could be the perfect move for you.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.