Operations Finance Manager

East Grinstead
55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP60000/annum
23 Feb 2017
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Finance Operations Accountant with an extensive knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting.

We are looking for someone to join immediately and be able to hit the ground running in order to support a busy team.

The role will be based in Dartford but regular travel will be required to their East Grinstead site and occasional travel to other sites.

- Business partnering with Site Director and the leadership teams at both the Dartford and East Grinstead sites
- Manage and develop direct report, site Operations Finance Accountant
- Monthly financial and operational reporting & bridge commentary
- Operations accounting, product costing, cost centre review & inventory control
- Material cost and overhead cost analysis
- Factory waste analysis and inventory excess & obsolete provisioning
- Drive inventory efficiency programme
- Tracking the site productivity and being an active member on the site PPI steering committee
- Analyse monthly and quarterly performance, with particular focus on KPIs and variance analysis against Plan, Prior Quarter & Prior Year
- Preparation of annual site budgets (AOP) and periodic forecasts
- Work with UK shared service and US corporate teams for statutory reporting, tax and legislative compliance e.g. annual reports, transfer pricing
- Build financial models for capital investment appraisals and support business case proposals
- Continuous Kaizen focus looking for efficiency improvements in the finance function
- On-site support for AP and AR queries from UK shared service function
- Ad hoc projects as required

For this position the required Skills and Qualifications will be:
- Accountancy qualification - ACA/CA/CIMA/ACCA
- Advanced user of MS Office Suite - Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
- Clear communication skills, written and verbal, including the ability to effectively communicate with non-finance colleagues
- Deep knowledge of P&L and working capital drivers within a manufacturing environment
- Experience of working with key functional stakeholders to divisional VP level
- Desire for career advancement

Desirable Knowledge and Qualifications:

- CIMA qualified
- Significant experience in a manufacturing environment
- Working knowledge of SAP business system
- Experience of Hyperion Financial Management tools

If you have the above experience, please apply now!

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer