Operational Accountant - Manufacturing - Glasgow

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 55000 - 60000 per annum + car, bonus
Location: Glasgow

Closing date: 02 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 13762430/001

My client is currently recruiting for a Finance Business Partner for their site in Glasgow to provide vital support to the Site Leadership and to drive day to day operational performance. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the financial accounting and control requirements of a manufacturing site are met on an accurate and timely basis. The role has a seat on the Site Leadership Team and plays a broad role in running the site.

Client Details

Leading international manufacturer with a global presence.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that decisions, plans and strategies are formulated on a sound commercial and financial basis
  • Reviewing and reporting performance against agreed budgets and forecasts and driving the formulation of the necessary action plans to meet those objectives
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory and group accounting procedures, highlighting areas of concern as appropriate and taking corrective action
  • Financial control of the site investment program
  • Financial Leadership of the site and being an active part of the Site Leadership team
  • Managing and developing the site finance team
  • Coaching the Site operational team on financial matters
  • Supporting the other site finance roles as and when required


The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • Post Qualification Experience in CIMA, ACA or ACCA
  • Experience of making complex financial analysis easily understood in an FMCG / manufacturing background
  • Costing experience in the FMCG / manufacturing arena
  • Experience in another organisation across financial reporting and control
  • Track record of providing robust and insightful financial analysis, including planning and forecasting
  • Experience of Financial Analysis / modelling / investment appraisal techniques
  • Knowledge of SAP processes or other relevant systems and ability to get up to speed quickly on relevant systems
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly excel and powerpoint
  • A proven leadership ability with the gravitas to build solid successful working relationships that influence senior management
  • Comfortable driving and leading change by finding solutions and gaining consensus
  • Strong communication, with good interpersonal skills to work cross functionally

Job Offer

An excellent package of 55,000 - 60,000 plus car allowance, bonus, pension and additional benefits

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Contact Name Allan Ferguson
Telephone +44 141 331 7951
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