Operations Accountant

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
06 Dec 2022
Closes
13 Dec 2022
Ref
JN -112022-5826528
Contact
Jodie Beck
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Description

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

Profile

  • 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.