Commercial Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lee Kemp

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  • Contact phone:

    07384 815474

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lee Kemp

Commercial Accountant | Manufacturing | Corby, Northampton | Salary £45,000 to £50,000

Are you a qualified accountant open to new opportunities?

Are you passionate about management accounting and enjoy a more commercially biased accounting role?

If so, this could be just the role for you...

The client is a privately owned manufacturing business in the recycling sector with turnover around £60m. They operate multiple sites across the UK.
Why is now a good time to join?
Their plan is to double the size of the business in the next 2-3 years. They are investing £40-50m in this plan with a view of opening 3 new sites in the next 2 years.
For the right candidate there exists a huge opportunity to join this growing business and add significant value!
What is the current state of play?
Due to rapid expansion the business now needs to take the next steps to implement effective cross site controls, KPI dashboards and summaries for management, in order to provide visibility and for the senior team to fully understand the performance of each site and material transfers between sites.  
Greater focus is needed on the internal transfer cost process, the product of one site is the raw material of the next. Correctly reflecting each site’s profitability will allow management to focus their efforts in order to continue the margin improvements.
What can you expect to be doing on a daily basis?

Preparation and review of the Sales and Cost of Sales Reconciliations leading to full product wide margin analysis
Preparation of the Stock reconciliation and analysis
Reporting on site overheads and daily production to ascertain overhead costs per tonne of production
Weekly sales forecasts & variance analysis
Supporting the FC in daily/weekly cashflow forecasting
Full responsibility for producing accurate and timely management accounts for all legal entities
Work with the support functions of Controls and Compliance to prepare the monthly management accounts
Prepare key KPI’s (incl. Profitability, sales growth and overheads) for key monthly variances and prepare meaningful commentary for leadership
Improve and maintain periodic cash flow forecasting
What do you need to apply?
Live within a commutable distance of Corby, Northampton
Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
Experience of manufacturing / production would be an advantage
Experience of working in a changing environment
Enjoy being part of a continuous improvement focussed environment
What do you think? Click apply or give me a call now to discuss further.

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