Product Accountant

Paul Mitchell Associates
£44000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Share Scheme
14 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a leading manufacturing and engineering business, part of a global business is seeking a Product Accountant
Salary Range: £44,900 to £54,000 ( Depending on Experience)
Location: Stafford
Benefits: 25 days annual leave,12% bonus, Contributory pension scheme Contributory share scheme.
Relocation Support available.

The company has exciting opportunities for an accountants who wish to progress through challenging & rewarding assignments to become one of its future senior business leader.

Due to an internal progression an opportunity has arisen for a Product Accountant supporting the area of Product Engineering & New Product Introduction within a large division.

This position will provide financial decision support to the Product Manager on managing product group budgets, developing product strategy and introduction of new product.
Responsibilities include:
- Estimating various forecast and budget scenarios as needed based on changing business conditions. Scope includes internal services charges in addition to departmental engineering spend.
- Presentation and explanation of results & variance analysis to management.
- New Product Introduction support including establishing and monitoring target costs, forecasting product costs, forecasting product profitability & projecting operating profit after capital charge (OPACC).
- Determining Internal Rate of Return (IRR) for high complexity projects. This includes collaboration with internal teams for data inputs, ensuring good data quality while adhering to timelines
- Participate in product strategy development & execution
- Completion of post implementation audits (PIA) for completed new product projects

- Degree in Accounting; Qualified Accountant- ACCA, CIMA, ACA or qualified by experience
- Must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as high levels of leadership and initiative.
- Willingness to travel (domestic & international) up to 10% of time

*Previous experience in an engineering / manufacturing environment

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