If you excel in interpersonal skills and are driven to create a culture of innovation and change, we want to hear from you! A prominent client of ours is seeking to recruit an Accountant who will be leading an accounting team.
The role will involve working closely with the finance team to deliver exceptional results to the business and organise/control all operations in the Finance department. Also identify, develop and maintain efficient and effective systems that provide timely and accurate cost reporting.
What is expected of you?
Forecast short and long-term profit/loss and capital requirements
Measure the company’s performance against financial plans and act as co-pilot to Operations
Manage the Site Accounts Payable and receivables process and team
Manage the Site Payroll process and team and own the General Ledger coordinating all processes
Prepare cash flows in accordance with Group timetable understanding variances from plan and identifying the actions needed
Manage cash flow in line with the needs of the business
Ensure the intercompany process is managed with invoicing completed accurately and on time in line with Group policy with mismatches resolved within Group time limits
Act as main liaison with local bank. Bank reconciliations are undertaken and reviewed
Act as co-pilot for operational managers, preparing KPI dashboard and analysis for review
Prepare labour and material variances to standard; understanding the key drivers and working with the Departmental Manager(s) to identify and implement improvements
Prepare new job costs for approval in line with the Site governance process
Prepare supporting financial information for EA requests ensuring they meet financial criteria
Undertake cost centre spend reviews with Departmental Managers and the appropriate people leaders to review headcount needs, labour spend and overhead spending
Undertake job close out reviews identifying job specific issues or performance trends for future job costs
Manage the inventory process to ensure levels stay within agreed days on hand limits and slow moving or obsolete inventory is provided for and disposed of appropriately
Ensure full participation in the performance development review (PDR) process
What are you expected to bring?
Qualified Accountant (MIA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)
Manufacturing experience desirable but not essential
Ability to organize large amounts of information into a coherent and meaningful format while working on multiple prospects simultaneously
Proficient in Microsoft Excel is a must
Commitment to lead a team, coordinating and supervising group work efforts
What’s in it for you?
Excellent training and development opportunities
Attractive remuneration package
Pleasant working environment
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)