Site Accountant - Food Production - North West England

Food - Manufacturing
Ref: 230 Date Posted: Thursday 27 Sep 2018
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Bonfire Recruitment are working on a excellent opportunity to recruit a driven, hands-on, Site Accountant for our retained and exclusive client. The role will offer the successful individual to be heavily involved in all aspects of finance and accounting within a growing manufacturing business

You will support the Financial Controller by providing accurate financial and management accounts,  management information, data analysis and KPI’s that maximise the opportunity for the business to achieve the strategic opportunities, including; making the customer successful through demonstrably adding value, enhancing the companies commercial position, identifying and managing commercial risk, delivering/exceeding all contractual obligations.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage the day to day Finance Function, ensuring all audit and legal requirements are maintained
  • Provide financial support and decision making to the Financial Controller and other teams onsite
  • Responsible for preparation of and integrity of all reporting, both internal & external
  • Ensure strong financial controls and systems are managed and proactively ensure the controls are maintained
  • Manage completion of all financial reporting
  • Support in preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Help in completing monthly trading accounts, ensuring team have completed actions in time
  • Responsible for preparation of and integrity of all reporting, both internal external
  • Reconciliation of variances weekly and monthly highlighting any opportunities and risks
  • Responsible for all debt management ensuring team are resolving all issues in a timely manner and payments are received as expected
  • Prepare weekly Sales reporting with variance analysis
  • Complete costings ensuring all relevant data is entered into Sage, production schedules & costing schedules
  • Analysis of all P&L trends comparing actuals to previous and current forecasts and budgets
  • Stock checks including reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations and allocations
  • Month end journal preparation and postings carried out within the month end close period
  • Compile, prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns
  • Prepare Sales & Margin reports weekly providing explanations of key contributors to variances
  • Complete KPI schedule monthly
  • Investigate nominal for any assets and disposals and complete fixed asset reconciliation monthly
  • Review production files weekly to ensure that any changes made
  • Manage completion of all financial reporting, including all weekly and monthly reports
  • Mentor, train & progress members of the Finance Team
  • Provide support & cover for absence

If you would like to be considered apply now

For a confidential discussion please contact Terry Mallin on or call 0141 354 1386





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