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Senior Cost and Management Accountant

Lichfield, Staffordshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

It's an exciting time to join Autosmart; we're in the most significant period of transformational change in our history, opening our new highly automated manufacturing hub in summer 2023, implementing IFS, our new ERP system and a clear strategic plan taking us from £30m turnover to £45m by 2026.

Based at our Shenstone head office and reporting to our Finance Director, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced costings expert to join our friendly and collaborative Finance Team. With outstanding commercial and technical accounting acumen, you will quickly become the key interface between our Operations, Sales and Finance Teams, taking the lead in presenting our senior stakeholders with the information required to make vital business decisions across all markets.

This role will see you getting 'out and about' in the business to understand the key drivers of our sales divisions, manufacturing and business performance, whilst using your excellent communication skills to build effective company-wide relationships. We're looking for a proactive team player with a strong work ethic and great team spirit to match our dynamic company culture.

Our Senior Cost and Management Accountant will have:

  • 5+ years working in a management accounting role in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience and full understanding of actual and standard costing with an ERP system
  • 2+ years staff supervision or management
  • ACMA qualification would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to contribute to business and process change

Our Senior Cost and Management Accountant will:

  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to identify opportunities to optimise profit and efficiency
  • Lead the production and development of sales and costing data for the business
  • Provide considerable input to company budgets, forecasts and strategy
  • Develop the product costing system as part of our new ERP project, incorporating machine, labour rates and overhead apportionment
  • Report and present P&L results, KPIs and trends
  • Maintain costs for the purposes of stock valuation, pricing, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Manage, coach and develop a small team

What we can offer you:

  • A fast-paced responsible role within a supportive finance environment
  • Salary circa £50,000, we'd love to chat to you about this
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid role with flexible working options available
  • Non-contributory private health care and critical illness cover
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance at three times salary
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff purchase scheme - take products home free of charge

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Would you like to take the lead in driving business efficiency though sales analysis and the development of costing processes in a new production facility with a new ERP system? If so, we'd really like to hear from you. Please apply NOW using the apply button and upload your CV.

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  • Job Reference: 707326241-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Autosmart International Ltd
    Autosmart International Ltd
  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent