Cost/Recently Qualified Accountant
Gemma Hayes Recruitment1
To purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive, effective and efficient finance support to the Finance Team and Wexford factory. The post holder will be able to utilize accounting, analytical skills and business aptitude to be a financial business partner to the site. You will play a leading role in developing and maintaining month-end reporting packs as well as driving the budgeting, forecasting and costing activities at the Wexford site. The incumbent will be required to develop strong relationships with personnel at all levels across the business with the purpose of delivering accurate, appropriate and timely finance support, advice and guidance as required. He/she will work consistently to ensure the continuous development of the role and ensure that the service is delivered according to procedures and processes which are accurate, professional and consistent at all times. There is a requirement that the post holder will monitor the service and react accordingly, and in a timely manner to changing needs with resultant re-prioritisation of his or her work as necessary. Specifically, the role will be responsible for the control, reporting, forecasting and animation of Freight & Logistics costs for the Wexford Supply point. Acting as business partner to the Supply Chain Logistics Manager, you will help to increase the understanding and awareness of Logistics costs, forecast accurately and identify cost saving opportunities. Essential Criteria: Finalist / Qualified accountant- ACCA, ACA, CIMA or CPA qualified. Must be numerate, analytical and have good oral & written communication skills. Have hands on experience of modern integrated ERP systems & proficient in the use of excel. Ability to work on own initiative and within cross functional groups. Highly Desirable Criteria: Experience of working in a high volume FMCG environment. Key Responsibilities: Preparation and review of month end accounts for all Logistics & Warehouse Cost lines in the P&L, including accrual journal preparation, monthly cost review vs Forecast and animation & explanation to CBS Finance team. Provide efficient and accurate monthly Group reporting in required format. Produce and circulate monthly opex reports to Supply Chain partners with required level of interaction and animation to ensure understanding and to also provide challenge. Input into monthly rolling forecast process for Logistics & Warehouse costs with clear visibility and understanding of cost forecast, including risk and opps. Continuously look to improve opex reporting, animation and efficiency of our processes. Ensure (with Procurement) the integrity of the PO Probuyer system and regular review of GRNI. Report PO KPIs including Workflow status and drive actions with internal stakeholders to reduce. Input into the recharge process helping to ensure that all relevant costs are recharged in a timely and efficient manner. Ad hoc analysis and requests. Deliverables & KPIs: Production of timely, accurate and effective monthly opex reports for budget holders. Good Receiving on a daily basis of all loads shipped out from the factory. Comply to Group reporting timescales for reporting and analysis. Continuously improve the financial data within the ERP system to improve the quality of financial reporting and analysis. Weekly PO and Workflow Tracking reporting and animation. Provide meaningful analysis for decision making. Educate all budget holders to a higher level of financial awareness. Full Management Accountant remit with the ability to effectively support and partner the business and management. A creative and logical thinker, able to deliver practical solutions. Prioritises tasks and organise own time effectively. Experience of working with stakeholders at all levels. Communicating complex and sensitive information. Sound problem solving skills. Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Working in a multidisciplinary fast paced environment. Experience of providing accurate finance advice to stakeholders. Team Working & Personal impact. Broad range of relevant IT skills. Good inter-personal skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of people. Excellent ability to communicate with individuals across the factory. Works effectively in partnership and gains confidence of Senior managers and colleagues. A positive “can do” attitude. Ability to work under pressure and manage own wellbeing. Highly dedicated with genuine interest in excellent customer service. An understanding and observance of impartiality and confidentiality. Highly confidential approach to sensitive financial matters. Respect for boundaries. Responsible and responsive attitude. Flexible and adaptable style/approach towards the requirements of the role and the business exigencies. Professionalism. Accountability. Attention to Detail. Ethics for Professional Specialist Services (Financial. Self-Awareness. Respect. Teamwork. Work Standards.
139 days ago