Regional Assistant Management Accountant

12 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Contract Type
My client is the largest independent co-packer in the UK, working with some of the best-known food brands to provide cost-effective and innovative co-packing and co-manufacturing solutions. With over 30 years experience, a national network of co-packing facilities, committed staff and a flexible approach to business, my client continues to lead the market.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Specific job tasks include (please note this list is not exhaustive):

Prepare weekly P&L performance information by site in preparation for weekly performance reviews, including variance analysis to latest budget /forecast
Prepare and post weekly customer invoices, maintaining tight control versus production and declared revenue.
Support credit control in ensuring prompt customer payment to terms including prompt turnaround of customer invoice queries.
Preparation and reconciliation of SAP financial accounts to site P&Ls on a monthly basis with full explanation of deviation.
Preparation of and review of monthly SAP position in order to meet monthly Group reposting deadlines.
Support RODs / RGMs in achievement of agreed budget targets
Delivery of focused and effective site specific financial information to aid achievement of site budgets.
Challenge site spending in a constructive and supportive manner, including benchmarking reviews.
To ensure regional and site compliance with group authority mandates (GO)
Monitor and improve quality and flow of purchase order requests from region to facilitate accurate financial records and prompt supplier payment.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Requirements

Started, or be willing to start, studying a recognised accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, AAT)
Working knowledge of accounts payable and receivables processes
Ability to manage priorities
Experience of working to tight deadlines
A UK driving licence, to enable travel to operational sites.


The post holders must have a flexible approach to work and have the ability to form effective working relationships with stakeholders up to director level. The post holder must be a first point of reference for their region.
They will be self-driven, results-oriented, with a clear focus on high quality stakeholder service. They will demonstrate the ability to effectively plan and manage their workload and promote continual improvement at all times, both in terms of service to internal stakeholders and self-development.

Must have the ability to remain focussed on the task in hand, working both on own initiative and within a team environment.

The post holder must uphold the company's standards of behaviour by conducting themselves in a communicative and professional manner at all times.

The post holder must be flexible in their approach to work and undertake additional hours of work during busy periods when required. Must be comfortable with working towards targets and meeting deadlines under pressure.

Computer Skills

The post holder will be required to use the company's financial system, SAP. A good working knowledge of SAP is beneficial, although on the job training will be given. A good working knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) is essential as the post holder will be expected to prepare critical financial documents in a timely, accurate manner.

Literacy & Numeracy

A good level of literacy and numeracy is required in order to meet the requirements of this role.

Management Ability

The post holder must present themselves in a professional manner at all times. They will have direct contact with all levels within the business and also externally with customer and supplier.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role then we want to hear from you.

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