Manufacturing Accountant

Manufacturing Accountant

Do you have experience within manufacturing?

Have you got experience of working as a Management Accountant or similar?

Are you a qualified accountant?

MacGregor Black is delighted to partner with a FMCG business in their search for a Manufacturing Accountant. This is a permanent position based in Bradford with remote/hybrid working available.

As the Manufacturing Accountant will play a critical role in managing the financial operations specific to the manufacturing processes. This role will involve analysing manufacturing costs, monitoring inventory levels, and providing insightful financial analysis to support decision-making within the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cost Analysis: Analyse manufacturing costs, including raw materials, labour, and overheads, to ensure accuracy and identify areas for cost optimisation.
  • Inventory Management: Oversee inventory valuation and reconciliation processes, ensuring accurate recording of inventory levels and cost of goods sold (COGS).
  • Variance Analysis: Conduct variance analysis to compare actual manufacturing costs against budgeted costs and investigate any discrepancies.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and present financial reports related to manufacturing operations, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of manufacturing budgets and forecasts, providing financial insights to support strategic planning and decision-making
  • Process Improvement: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction initiatives within the manufacturing operations.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, tax regulations, and internal control procedures in all manufacturing-related financial activities.
  • Ad-Hoc Analysis: Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis and provide decision support to senior management as needed.

What we are looking for?

  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA) is preferred.
  • Proven experience as an Accountant within the manufacturing industry is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in financial reporting and financial analysis tools.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A proactive and results-oriented approach to problem-solving.

Competitive salary + benefits.

Please contact Carl Maw for more information today. 

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Carl Maw

Carl Maw

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Phone +44 191 691 1944

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