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Accountant - EXPIRED

Job Title: Accountant - EXPIRED
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Kilbride
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
REF: JS260417
Contact Name: Andy Vose
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description - EXPIRED

Job role: Accountant                                                                    Salary/Pay: Up to £42,000 per annum plus benefits

Job type: Full-time (40 hours per week on flexible timescale)     Location: East Kilbride, Scotland

Job description:

  • Production and analysis of weekly and monthly profit and loss accounts and communicating reports across the business.
  • Investigate variances and analyse trends to influence and advise the business with regards to; accruals, pre-payments, overheads, variances to budget, weekly margins, changes to recipes and the accurate recording of yields and waste.
  • Management of business information system to analyse and communicate efficiencies, run-rates, productivity, variances and trends.
  • Creation and management of ‘Bill of Materials’ (BOM’s) system, including bi-annual review, focusing on; efficiencies, waste, cost in preparation of the budget and forecast, material and labour usage.
  • Involvement in weekly NPD meeting, analysing information from new SKU’s, with full involvement in the creation and costing of products to ensure correct pricing and margins for product launches.
  • Creation and review of forecast and budget preparation and submissions.
  • Creation and management of profitability by customer and product, ensuring the profitability of the business is maintained and margins accurately recorded and maintained.
  • Ad-hoc finance requirements including but not limited to; annual insurance renewal, annual audit documentation preparation and liaison on M3 financials.

Personal requirements:


  • Excellent analysis and financial interrogation skills.
  • Full grasp of production margins, BOM’s and variance reporting.
  • Ability to meet tight reporting deadlines.


  • Experience in a similar role within a food manufacturing business.
  • CIMMA or ACCA (or equivalent) qualification.

Ref: JS260417 | Published: 26th Apr 2017

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