01952 299844

Accounts Assistant, Telford

£20,000 - £22,000 | Ref: BLB23638

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 9 Sep, 2020


Ben Lees-Bowyer

Area: Telford

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000

Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week

Reference: BLB23638

Date added to website: Wednesday, 9 Sep, 2020


Prince Personnel are working with a well-established business located in Telford who are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis.

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager the Accounts Assistant will focus on reporting figures and analysis on the factory performance.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The setting of product standards, including labour and materials
  • Standard costing variance analysis in a production environment including labour, materials, Packaging (waste & scrap allowances)
  • Completion and analysis of Product end of run reconciliations
  • Product Margin analysis
  • Factory overhead cost driver analysis
  • Month-end tasks
  • Quarterly Forecasting and annual Budgeting

Identification and implementation of Improvement projects

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • CIMA/ACCA part qualified Foundation or Level 1 or qualified by experience
  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Good knowledge of costing/factory processes
  • Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems
  • Good Excel knowledge
  • Strong communication skills as a large part of the role will comprise of relating financial issues to all levels of staff
  • Tenacious and able to challenge the status quo when required
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Capable of working pro-actively with an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Excellent with numbers, logical, think practically rather than strict accountancy
  • High degree of IT literacy

The application process:

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