Job Title: Management Accountant
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Location: The Borders (Hybrid)
Permanent & Full Time
The Purpose of the Role
The opportunity for a Management Accountant has arisen within a large food manufacturing organisation. The post holder will be expected to provide a management accounting service to the wider business, provide production management and analysis to improve the quality of decision making.
Manage routine weekly and monthly reporting to agreed time targets.
Maintain and manage the costing infrastructure: Labour rates, overhead rates and statistical key figures that drive them.
Manage the cost accounting month end on SAP ensuring required control and update reports are run correctly.
Manage the production of product costing valuations to agreed time targets.
Control the update of standard purchase prices.
Contribute to annual budget, quarterly forecasts and other business plans.
Support the provision of information to group controlling function.
Provide agreed inputs to finance team for monthly management accounts.
Work with multi-functional teams on continuous improvement projects throughout the business.
Production, interpretation and presentation of process yield reports.
Manage routine reporting to agreed deadlines.
Manage input to budgets and UK/group forecasts.
Production of product costing valuations to agreed time targets.
To continually strive to deliver a professional service to the business
Ensure any financial information has integrity and is capable of being clearly understood by its users
Skills & Experience
Part qualified/newly qualified accountant - CIMA/ACCA/CA
Experience in a similar management accounting role within a manufacturing environment preferred.
Well developed IT skills, particularly in the use of Excel
Experienced in the use of SAP or other ERP system
Good technical knowledge and understanding of cost accounting, MRP systems.
Ability to absorb and analyse data in a timely and efficient manner
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with colleagues at all levels, particularly non-financial staff
Ability to communicate effectively with good written skills
Strong problem solving and financial analysis skills
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