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Management Accountant/Finance Analyst

Hays Senior Finance
Bridgend, Wales
GBP40000.0 - GBP45000.0 per annum + £40k-£45k plus great benefits
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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

Job Details

Hays are recruiting for a market leading manufacturing business in the Bridgend area. We are seeking an experienced Management Accountant/Finance Analyst to join them on a Fixed Term basis for a year, maybe longer. Reporting into the Finance Business Partner of the organisation the main duties of the role will be in supporting the FBP to achieve the objectives of the business and to meet internal and external reporting deadlines.

You will be responsible for issuing weekly and monthly production KPI reports while measuring and reporting of all labour metrics to ensure direct labour costs to the business are minimised. The successful candidate will also control overhead expenditure for the cost centres, including approval of spend, trend /variance analysis and forecasting/budgeting.

Main responsibilities/job accountabilities

  • Responsible for the preparation and review of operational overheads
  • Purchase order approval to ensure accurate nominal ledger coding
  • Month end cost centre reports to be completed in line with month end timetable and reviewed with the FBP

Responsible for budget and forecasting processes for all production cost centres and direct labour

  • Maintain and analyse labour KPI's to drive business improvement e.g. efficiencies, labour rates, overtime, non-productive hours analysis
  • Distribute weekly / monthly labour metrics and review with production
  • Responsible for the completion of the weekly dashboard for review
  • Maintain accurate fixed asset register in terms of additions, disposals, asset commissioning and de-commissioning
  • Carry out Ad-hoc tasks required to support the business
  • Provide holiday and sickness cover for Finance team members

The ideal candidate will be ACCA / CIMA part qualified or qualified but strong QBEs will also be considered. You will possess a good understanding of financial processes, and be able to analyse and interpret data whilst carrying out continuous improvement.
You will have prior knowledge of some of the following if possible - Fixed Assets, Labour reporting, budgeting and forecasting and will be a good team player who is able to communicate well at all levels. You will also have advanced Excel and IT Skills - ideally an ERP system such as Oracle, SAP or Microsoft Dynamics.

Benefits include -

  • 25 days hols plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Free limited parking onsite
  • Flexible working
  • Development opportunities
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Lifestyle savings on benefits platform

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and welcoming finance team.

What you need to do now
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