Manufacturing Accountant

Location
Wales, Swansea
Salary
GBP40000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
01 Jul 2022
Closes
29 Jul 2022
Ref
4223583
Contact
Jackie Taylor
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Hours
Full Time

Exciting Manufacturing Accountant role - Swansea - flexible working

Well established fast growth manufacturer in Swansea with an exciting future. Brand new Manufacturing Accountant role providing a much needed link between Operations and Manufacturing. Reporting directly to the Operations Director the key responsibilities are broad and include:

COSTING

  • Costing of BOMs
  • Standard costing review
  • Production order review and reconciliation
  • Investigation of monthly P&L valuation differences (e.g. stock gains and losses)
  • Labour absorption rate maintenance

STOCK

  • Monitoring of high-risk stock locations (e.g. to cover risk of inaccuracy)
  • Consignment stock reconciliation (to customer sales reports) * Intercompany inventory/asset movement reconciliation
  • Produce a master monthly stock report, covering:
  • Obsolescence
  • Slow moving stock
  • Lead times
  • Details of overstocked components
  • Details of difficult to obtain components
  • Involvement in perpetual and year-end inventory counts
  • GRNI (Goods Received Not Invoiced) clearing
  • GIT (Goods In Transit) reconciliation
  • WIP (Work in Progress) clearing
  • Audit of MRP (Materials Requirement Planning) /purchasing against existing stock levels

QUALITY/SCRAP:

  • Review of scrap write-off
  • Weekly meeting with Quality department on defective stock and quarantine location activity
  • Act as lead for suppler reclaims and associated meetings

ERP UTILISATION

  • Drive optimisation of Production (& Warehouse if necessary) processes and controls with regards to SAP usage
  • Assisting production department with SAP difficulties
  • System utilisation - continuous improvement:
  • Identify need for, and arrange, training where required
  • Look at more efficient ways of using the system for production
  • Ensure smooth implementation of hardware upgrades (e.g. PDAs)
  • Optimisation of reports in use


The ideal candidate will have manufacturing accounting/factory accounting experience and experience of the core areas of the role ie costing, stock management, ERP utilisation for management. SAP experience would be beneficial, although not essential; however the successful candidate will need to be system savvy within the context of manufacturing.

You may be a fully qualified Accountant, ideally achieved through the CIMA route, although we are also keen on those who are "qualified by experience." You must be prepared to act as a true business partner between Operations and Finance.

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