Accountant for Bespoke Designer/ Manufacturer
Due to company expansion, an excellent opportunity has risen for a Cost Accountant to join this expanding Bespoke Designer/ Manufacturer Based in West Central London.
Reporting into the Finance Director the role will be to take ownership of the Inventory Costs and P&L’s, providing and supporting the detail to budget holders.
You must ideally have at least 2 years of experience within a Costing role/ Accounting role within the manufacturing industry, the ideal candidate must be driven and want to develop their experience into wider accounting duties to progress (ideally) to an FC position as the company grows.
The main duties of the role will be to
- Ensure all inventory costs are accurately recorded and appropriately accounted for so that all inventory is valued correctly.
- Providing clear and concise cost breakdowns to the commercial finance team on periodic production variances and overheads during and post month end reviews.
- Ensuring periodic trading & overhead P&L’s are provided with supporting detail to budget holders.
- Supply Chain management to take ownership of the ordering, manufacturing, and inventory processes.
- Support in the quarterly reforecast process and monthly budget process.
- Share the monthly management account preparation with the Financial Accountant
- Monitoring the movement of raw materials, work-in-process, and finished goods throughout the process
- Verification and recording of month-end inventory cut-off tests;
- Identifying potential areas of cost reduction, making recommendations and driving change
- Discuss and plan old stock exit strategy
- Managing periodic stock take (from Finance perstpective)
- Ensure the integrity of the Purchase Ledger (CoGs)
- Cashflow forecasting & FX exposure reporting
Skills and experience will include -
- Experience of manufacturing environment
- Experience of added value reporting
- Part-Qual/ Qualified Accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA)
- Excellent inter-personal communication & influencing skills
- Ability to identify key areas - know instinctively when to get into the detail and when to take a step back.