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Senior Management Accountant

Job Title: Senior Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14434_1552644831
Contact Name: Jan Hughes
Contact Email: Jan.Hughes@acornpeople.com
Job Published: March 15, 2019 10:13

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an international manufacturing business, as Senior Management Accountant.

Reporting to the Senior Financial Controller (based off-site), you will be responsible for aspects of reporting and financial reconciliations and the upkeep of the SAP system (financial modules).

Key duties will include:

* Stock Reporting, including working with Site Management team to Forecast, improve working capital and stock control.
* Involvement in working capital reporting and improvement - stock and tooling stock.
* Cost Centre reporting - Budget/ Forecast/Actual.
* Working with Cost Centre Managers to help achieve profit improvement plans.
* Preparation of detailed files for all budget and business plan submissions.
* Update and control BOM's within SAP.
* Assist in internal and external audits.
* Product profitability.
* Management of Assistant Management Accountant.
* Preparation of Internal and Product Cost Analysis, including working with global quotation / costing teams to estimates for new projects.
* Supporting other business stakeholders with general accounting queries.
* Work closely with the NPI and product development teams to control tooling transactions and costs.
* Controlling and managing customer audits.
* Month end accruals and prepayments.
* Deputise for Financial Accountant - ensuring cross functionality across the Finance Team.

Key Requirements:

* A sound understanding and working knowledge of SAP.
* Experience of a similar role within manufacturing preferably, but not essential, within the automotive industry.
* Working knowledge of UK regulatory standards, including IFRS and Sarbanes-Oxley.
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver information in a concise manner.
* A proactive approach to change with an ability to manage own workload and deadlines.
* Ability to challenge, train and educate work colleagues in a constructive manner regarding all financial matters.
* A high level of experience and knowledge of accounting.
* Ability to manage most aspects of month end closing / reporting.
* Experience of working to strict deadlines.
* Experience of auditing processes and procedures.
* Accuracy, excellent inter-personal skills and relationship building with non-financial departments.
* Ability to analyse and interpret data. A positive demeanour with a keen interest in self-development.
* CIMA/ACCA Qualified.

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