Accountant (Manufacturing) – Cookstown – £Negotiable

  • Cookstown
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time
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A market leading FMCG client are hoping to strengthen their accounts team with the addition of a Qualified Accountant. The successful Qualified Accountant will report directly to the Financial Controller and will work as part of a well established team consisting of Accountants & Accounts Assistants.


The purpose of this Accountant role is to support the operations & senior management team by providing accurate and timely information to support financial and production requirements to drive business improvements. The Accountant will be involved in departmental performance analysis, sales analysis, stock analysis and will assist in the preparation of weekly & monthly accounts.


The responsibilities of the Accountant will include:

  • Production of daily, weekly, monthly stock and yield information for the production of the site monthly management accounts
  • Production of daily/ weekly labour KPIs evaluating departmental performance
  • Weekly reconciliation and forward forecasting of the site stock position
  • Gatekeeper and maintenance for all product castings
  • Production and submission of weekly profit reports and variance analysis on weekly and quarterly basis
  • Preparation of daily and  weekly chill loss information
  • Assist in preparation site budgets for Senior Management and Board
  • Liaise with production and sales departments in relation to financial forecasts, budgets and performance
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial data to recommend changes for improving financial performance
  • Liaise with external bodies e.g. Invest Northern Ireland, Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment, Co. auditors and external auditors etc as required
  • Any other duties deemed necessary


The successful Accountant will have the following skills & experience:

  • Educated to Degree level and hold a relevant Qualification (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience preferably in an FMCG environment
  • Experience of Cost & Manufacturing systems would be advantageous


If you are an experienced Accountant with significant experience in a Manufacturing environment and have excellent communication skills and are highly self motivated with the ability to work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines then please contact Lois for more information on 02890996195.

Closing Date:
2 November 2019

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