Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Management Accountant - West Lothian

£34000-£38000 - Manufacturing / Engineering / Production - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1613 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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Wilkinson and Associates is partnering with a growing manufacturing company based in Livingston. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic company which forms part of a larger global group as a  Management Accountant.

The Management Accountant will report to the Financial Controller and will be accountable for monthly reporting, variance analysis and standard costing. Previous experience of costing in a manufacturing environment, with a complex bespoke final product would be highly advantageous.

The ideal candidate will have good technical ability and inventory management skills. 

The position requires a newly qualified accountant or ambitious finalist who is committed to high standards of work. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the standard costing system or both UK and EU
  • Assisting with the costing and bill of material cost roll ups and variances.
  • Monthly reporting of gross margin, inventory variances and sales margins.
  • Other ad-hoc duties, including specific involvement in projects, as required

Required skills and attributes:

  • Previous experience of management accounting / costing in a manufacturing environment
  • Finalist / Fully qualified in CIMA/ICAS/ACCA
  • Extensive costing, inventory management and variance analysis experience.
  • Experienced in monthly reporting and presenting variances, trends and forecasts.
  • Ideally, with experience in process mapping and SOX