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Operations Accountant

Michael Page
England, Leeds, West Yorkshire
GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Opportunity to join a successful manufacturing site as Operations Accountant, working closely with the wider operations team, and becoming a valued member of the finance team. This is a varied and hands-on role, supporting with key decision making by collecting, analysing and reporting job cost data.

Client Details

The client is a unique fast-paced manufacturing business, where you will work as part of a collaborative and supportive finance team. They are ideally seeking a proactive individual, who is keen to really make their mark in the team, and who is comfortable working with stakeholders at all levels.


As Operations Accountant, your duties will include:

Determine ongoing cost of operations by analysing appropriate operational dataPreparation, analysis and presentation of monthly job cost reportsGuide projection process by providing trends and forecastsDevelopment and analysis of relevant production statisticsCreate and maintain appropriate management reports in order to summarise customer profitabilityVariance analysis, stock management and forecastingInteract with other departments, primarily sales, production and finance; building and maintaining effective relations, to aid the decision making processInterpret, present and translate data to all levels of managementRegularly review the manufacturing process to maintain a good level of production awarenessCreate, maintain and explain any necessary database/spreadsheets, in order to achieve principal accountabilitiesAssisting in annual budget settingAssist in production of corporate accountsAssist in production of regular operational forecastSupport the Financial Director in any ad hoc exercisesPreparation of monthly annualised forecasting reportsInventory managementLiaison with Finance Manager/Finance Director to ensure coordinated timely informationProduction of various management reportsAd hoc support to wider finance and operations teams


Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalentPrior experience in a manufacturing environmentAdvanced Excel SkillsAble to operate confidently and accurately under challenging deadlinesExcellent communication skills - confident working with stakeholders at all levelsAdaptable and enthusiastic team member

Job Offer

In return, the client are offering a competitive salary c£45-50k (dependent on experience), plus wider package. They are operating a hybrid working pattern, with a blend of office and homeworking.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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