Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant

Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months FTC

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A leading FMCG manufacturer with a site in the Glasgow area is currently seeking an Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant to provide financial reporting and support to the Site Manager and business through finance business partnering. This is initially a 12 month fixed term contract as a new position on the site, with potential for a permanent role.

The successful Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant will work collaboratively with the Site General Manager and the business to ensure costs are optimised and managed and implement finance best practices within the site operations.

The successful Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant will ideally have previous experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities of the Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant include:

• Product / Process costing
• Ensuring that actual costs are recovered within reported product costs and that variances are identified, investigated and actioned with the operations team.
• Provision of weekly detailed and top level KPI reports for the plant.
• Review of KPI data with operations to identify performance improvement opportunities.
• Stock management and reporting including stock reconciliations and control of stock write-offs.
• General ledger reviews - review and control of postings to site cost centres.
• Capital control – evaluate proposals, monitor spend and review with the team to ensure projects are delivered within the approved value.
• Budget cost preparation
• Proposing and evaluating cost saving / profit enhancing, continuous improvement or system enhancement opportunities.
• Ad hoc projects/ reporting.

Application via CV

Operations Accountant / Factory Accountant 
9 Month FTC initially
FMCG Manufacturing
c.£35,000 - £43,000 (DOE)

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