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Divisional Accountant, Blackburn

  • Salary: 50000-55000
  • Job Location:Blackburn
  • Job Position:Divisional Accountant
  • Job type:Contract
  • Job id:AFR/SJS/11737
Job description:

This unique opportunity is with an established manufacturing business that has recently gone through a period of restructuring following its acquisition by a global company. The position offers the opportunity to join the business as a Divisional Accountant responsible for reporting across two sites (c £40m t/o) to cover a period of maternity leave for a minimum of 12 months. They are ideally looking for someone able to operate in a fast moving manufacturing environment working to tight deadlines required at both a site and corporate level. Responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Preparation of monthly accounts including full P&L analysis and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Expenditure analysis and comparison to budget and forecasts
  • Leading budget meetings to review spend and agree actions
  • Assisting with budget preparation and forecasting
  • Key contact point for internal and external audits
  • Weekly cash flow forecasts
  • Reporting to external financiers ensuring covenants are met
  • Reporting on CAPEX projects
  • Liaison with CFO & Divisional Controller

The role will also involve working in multi-disciplinary teams on projects to improve business profitability and efficiency. Key attributes for this role are the ability to demonstrate varied knowledge of the challenges associated with maintaining and improving the performance of a manufacturing site. The ideal profile for this position would be someone with a strong financial reporting and accounting pedigree from a divisional / group environment or a Financial Controller looking to join a larger company. The site is very accessible from the Blackburn / Burnley / Accrington area, please apply now for immediate consideration.

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