Plant Management Accountant

Plant Management Accountant

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Plant Management Accountant - 50 - 60k + Bonus - Birmingham

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a US listed manufacturer business in Birmingham to recruit a Plant Management Accountant who will support the Financial Controller to ensure that all group financial requirements are met, and provide support relative to cost accounting. The role will also manage and maintain inventory processes and controls and complete general accounting functions, operational improvements and other accounting projects.

The Finance team is 7 strong and the team enjoy a relaxed environment and a culture that is fast paced, but with plenty of support available. To make the transition of this role successful the current incumbent (who is retiring) is happy to stay on to provide an in depth hand over. The role has two direct reports who will support with management accounts production, and will need continuous development and motivation.

Responsibilities include

  • Management of cost and Inventory accounting; reporting including KPIs and costing dashboard
  • Assistance with the forecasting and budgeting of inventory levels, costs of goods sold and overheads
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls related to inventory and cost accounting
  • Month-end close process, including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation and analysis related to cost of goods sold, as well as inventory valuation, balances, adjustments and reserves
  • Preparation of standards (annual review and costs update)
  • Management of metal hedging
  • Stock take management
  • Manage ad-hoc group queries

Right person for Plant Management Accountant

The right person for this role will be ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified with a wealth of experience gained within a hands on manufacturing environment. Managerial experience will also be a benefit combined with the ability to build relationships across the business. This is an excellent opportunity for an Accountant who enjoys getting behind the numbers and enjoys driving change.

Plant Management Accountant Package

  • £50,000 - £60,000
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 Days Holiday

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