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Management Accountant

Management Accountant – Oakham – up to £50k + benefits. The role of the Management Accountant will be to be the key point of contact for product /manufacturing costings within the business and daily Management Accounts. You would work closely with the business’ operational teams and become proficient in understanding raw material, yields, labour and other direct costs to ensure that standards reflect the true cost of manufacture and despatch. The role is working for a well regarded growing manufacturing company in Oakham.    


  • The individual will be responsible for full Management Accounts for the business,
  • Implementation of SAP type in house MRP system
  • variance reports and costings
  • P&L for factory, budgets, and forecasting


Preparation of costings for new (NPD) and existing (EPD) products, to include:

  • Raw material and Ingredients costs (inclusive of waste)
  • Transfer costs
  • Labour, haulage, and packaging
  • Allocation of fixed and variable overhead
  • budgeting and forecasting processes:
  • Direct labour, haulage, and packaging costings
  • Generation of customer level P&Ls with individual with detail to contribution profit level


Operational financial support:

  • Ensure each of the sites understands their budgeted standard costs and the key assumptions which underpin them
  • Provide updated standard costs to factories (NPD/EPD) to enable live information to be captured within ERP systems
  • Work with key stakeholders to understand weekly/monthly variances to standard
  • Support key stakeholders (Directors, GMs, Operations Managers) to identify and understand areas for operational improvement to beat standard costs
  • Analyse and understand the implications of volume (tonnes and packs) on direct costs





Ideal candidate:

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ideally CIMA Qualified
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Part-qualified/Qualified Accountant – training to be provided
  • Strong communication/presentation skills
  • FMCG/Manufacturing business experience
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