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Management Accountant - Staffordshire

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Recruiter: BCT Resourcing
Listed on: 24th November 2020
Location: Stafford
Salary/Rate: £35,000 - £35,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2020-11-24

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Management Accountant
Up to £35000 per annum

* Managing variances, support through analysis and management accounting
* Suppoorting on key tasks through daily weekly and monthly reporting
* Maintain standard costs and have them able to use by the rest of the team as required
* Business Partner the Operations team
* Complete Annual budget tasks

Key Areas of Responsibility

* Managing Operational Variance end to end:

* full understanding and development of financial calculation models as needed
* management of process including co-ordination with stakeholders
* Review and governance of processes & workings to ensure robustness
* Resolving queries
* Analysis of results and related underlying data as required, providing insight into operational variances and issues
* Presentation, communication & partnering as required
* Reconciliation to financial accounts
* Continuous review & development of Operational Variance reporting for improvement of insight, accuracy, process efficiency and presentation
* Report to agreed weekly & monthly deadlines
* Contribute insight and KPI reporting on variances including weekly P&L review and input into Operations Finance reporting packs
* Support with other Operations reporting and data analysis, financial & non-financial
* Ownership of selected Operations overheads cost centres, to include month end management accounting, commentary and communication with budget holders as required. Assist with quarterly forecasting for overheads and annual budget.
* Balance sheet reconciliations as required for Operational accounts
* Understand and assist with management of standard costs for materials and finished goods in M3 system; ensuring accuracy, availability and timeliness through any product changes.
* Support with Finance related Local Master Data as required e.g. change control and finance costings input
* Annual budget support, particularly with regard to provision of standard cost elements for Materials & Labour and relevant overheads as above
* Holiday/absence cover for key finance tasks within team as required, specifically cover for all aspects of weekly variance reporting.
* Support to Operations Finance team lead from time to time as required e.g. ad-hoc projects

Knowledge, Qualifications & Skills


* Financial/Management Accounting background, preferably in a similar Operational Finance role
* Currently studying towards finance qualification CIMA/ACCA
* Attention to detail and accuracy
* Analytical & process minded with ability to organize & manipulate large data sets
* Strong IT skills, specifically Excel
* Ability to plan and prioritise tasks effectively
* Clear, concise presentation and communication skills


* Previous experience of M3 or ERP system
* Prior knowledge gained in Operations environment, ideally within FMCG or food industry
* Microsoft BI experience

Management Accountant