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Manufacturing Accountant

to £40,000

Chippenham  CCR 1169

This UK Bluechip seeks to appoint a commercially aware Qualified by Experience, or Qualified accountant to the role of Manufacturing Accountant in one of its divisions. You will be responsible for the complete analysis, maintenance and if necessary overhaul of the costing systems in a number of recently acquired small manufacturing units throughout the UK. Pivotal to the success of the division will be ensuring profitable and cost efficient business units.


Reporting to the Divisional Finance Manager and working closely with the Site Managers, specific duties will include forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis, commentary and monthly management accounting. Central to the role will be maintaining an effective costing system with accurate reporting on materials and labour, overheads, wastage, and variances, together with the development of KPIs.


Extensive experience and knowledge of costing in a manufacturing/engineering environment is an essential prerequisite, together with a demonstrable record of tight financial control and systems improvement. Working in a department at the Divisional offices requires a team player who is flexible in attitude to work and willing to help out wherever needed. Some travel will be involved in carrying out the role.

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