Operations Accountant

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£45000 - £50000 per annum
06 Dec 2022
13 Dec 2022
JN -112022-5826528
Jodie Beck
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity to join a successful manufacturing site as Operations Accountant, working closely with the wider operations team, and becoming a valued finance team member. 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 fast-paced manufacturing business, and 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 data
  • Preparation, analysis and presentation of monthly job cost reports
  • Guide projection process by providing trends and forecasts
  • Development and analysis of relevant production statistics
  • Create and maintain appropriate management reports in order to summarise customer profitability
  • Variance analysis, stock management and forecasting
  • Interact with other departments, primarily sales, production and finance; building and maintaining effective relations, to aid the decision making process
  • Interpret, present and translate date to all levels of management
  • Regularly review the manufacturing process to maintain a good level of production awareness
  • Create, maintain and explain any necessary database/spreadsheets, in order to achieve principal accountabilities
  • Assisting in annual budget setting
  • Assist in production of corporate accounts
  • Assist in production of regular operational forecast
  • Support the Financial Director in any ad hoc exercises
  • Preparation of monthly annualised forecasting reports
  • Inventory management
  • Liaison with Finance Manager/Finance Director to ensure coordinated timely information
  • Involved in preparation of annual budget and support schedules
  • Production of various management reports
  • Ad hoc support to wider finance and operations teams


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Able to operate confidently and accurately under challenging deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills - confident working with stakeholders at all levels
  • Adaptable and enthusiastic team member

Job Offer

In return, the client are offering a competitive salary c£45-50k (dependent on experience), plus wider package.