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Project Accountant

Location : Caerphilly
Type : Permanent
Salary : £30k - £35k

Due to growth in the business, our client is looking to grow the finance team with the addition of this new role of Project Accountant. We are looking for a part qualified/ qualified accountant who has had previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities: 

* Responsible for the financial administration of raw material, WIP and finished goods inventory. 

* Recording of day to day transactions relating to all aspects of cost of sales, other production cost, inventory and fixed assets. 

* Completion of monthly Inventory balance sheet account reconciliation to GL, ensuring any differences are investigated and resolved in a timely manner. 

* Gather, analyse and interpret data to determine all production costs of business activity, including material, labour, overhead & variances. 

* Ensure all the assets (fixed assets and inventory) are secure. 

* Ad hoc analysis of data related to any aspect of operational costs and items sold. 

* Designing, Implementing and maintaining internal controls and procedures. 

* Assisting with the year end audit process and production of the internal and external accounts. 

* Lead the year end stock count exercise. 

* Act as a link between production, finance and other administration functions. 

* Assist in preparation of the business forecasts and budget process. 

* Involvement in planned IT system implementations 

Skills & Experience: 

* You will be a part qualified or qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with previous experience in a cost accountant position. 

* Preferably educated to a degree level. 

* Previous manufacturing experience is required. Knowledge of the packaging industry is a benefit. 

* You will have strong accounting and analytical skills. 

* Ability to summarise and present complex issues 

* Effective communication skills at multiple levels. 

* Ability to work independently 

* Knowledge of Oracle, Sage or similar finance and ERP systems 

* Experienced user of Excel and PowerPoint 

* Full driving licence, some travel may be required.

Position of : Project Accountant, Caerphilly

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