Interim Operational Management Accountant
Our client is one of the leading players in FMCG, and due to a critical business requirement they are looking to appoint an Interim Operational Management Accountant to work on a specific project within the manufacturing operation.
Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, the role is basically to identify and understand the costing process, how this links with the Bills of Material, raw materials, labour and yields. Once this has all been identified the role will be to change the current procedure and to train the existing finance team in this new procedure. It is envisaged that this project will last approximately 3 months.
The role will include:
Review all material and price base data
Review Bills of Materials ensuring accuracy and consistent approach used in each factory
Review Waste/Yields for BOM's proposing percentages to be used in each factory.
Configure the CRM system with the IT team to cost based on agreed stages of manufacture, using minutes and calculated rates, rather than additive.
Work with the senior team to calculate labour & overhead rates per factory to be applied (
Cost all Work in Process and Finished Goods in a non-live environment to understand impact to Customers/Factories Gross Margin
Propose Standard Cost Changes to the senior Finance team and make changes based on agreed outcome
Create and embed Internal controls for standard costing such as BOM creation, standard price input, routings input and standard cost roll up, including any master data change documentation.
Create robust costing model in the CRM/Excel for future costings using clean master data created from project
Train the finance team in this costing process created prior to finishing the project
Ideally you will be a Qualified Accountant with at least 2-3 years post qualification experience ideally in a fresh food, distribution or fast paced manufacturing environment ideally with experience of dealing with the major retailers.
The package includes a good day rate with the flexibility of being able to work 1-2 days from home.
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