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Commercial Management Accountant, Wigan

  • Salary: 35000-40000
  • Job Location:Wigan
  • Job Position:Management Accountant
  • Job type:Full Time
  • Job id:AFR/SJS/22578
Job description:

This design and manufacturing business is currently going through an exciting period of expansion following investment in new systems and facilities. Led by an ambitious management team and with the support of an international group, at the current run rate they are expecting to achieve £50m t/o in the next few years. Recognised as a world leader using advanced technologies they are at the forefront of their sector providing reliable and cost effective solutions to their clients across a range of industries.

Following an internal promotion they are now seeking to recruit a Commercial Management Accountant to undertake a critical role within the team. The position will report into the Financial Controller and provide support to the Operations Director and Projects Director, monitoring and driving profitability and reporting on costs and revenue across all projects. Strong forecasting skills and experience of contract accounting and reporting on projects will be very important in this role. The main duties will include:

  • Analysis of project performance and monthly feedback to stakeholders
  • Month end closure and forward forecasting of the order book
  • Revenue reporting and analysis / comparison to actuals
  • Inventory analysis, updating material and system costs
  • Labour and factory overhead cost analysis and reporting
  • Analysis of projects, cost over-runs and monthly feedback to stakeholders
  • Ownership of local financial reporting and variance analysis
  • Weekly flash reporting, WIP and sales analysis

As projects range in value from £250k to £3m this is a great opportunity to get involved in all aspects of a project lifecycle from inception to completion. The successful candidate will therefore play a key role in supporting decision making and reporting financial performance and analysis across the business. Applicants should be able to present and discuss outcomes clearly, process and analyse data from a variety of sources, you must therefore be well organised and able to work on multiple tasks at the same time. My client is ideally looking for someone with experience of project or contract accounting, ideally from engineering or manufacturing sectors, candidates with experience of construction, facilities management or other related sectors will also be considered. This Commercial Management Accountant role is a great opportunity for someone to join a stable business in a role offering lots of variety, great benefits are on offer including flexible start / finish time around a core working day and discretionary bonus based on performance.

Please apply now to be considered for this vacancy. If you are interested in Finance jobs and Accountancy vacancies in Lancashire and Greater Manchester please forward your CV to AFR Consulting and we can support your job search!

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