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Plant Controller

Brilliant opportunity for a skilled Cost and Manufacturing Controller. The purpose of the role is to support the manufacturing team in improving operational efficiency and cost control. This is an exciting opportunity to become the subject matter expert based in the headquarters of a fast-growing manufacturing company.

Responsibilities:

Supports the manufacturing team in improving operational efficiency and cost control
Acts as a business partner to support the plant decision-making processes
Ensures compliance to the financial control processes for all aspects of the purchasing, manufacturing and supply-chain activities within the site.
Provide financial support to the manufacturing team for decision making, quantifying the financial impact of alternative production options, capital investment decisions and possible product rationalisation.
Support the manufacturing team in designing and producing monthly cost reports
Manage and maintain the costing system, updating costs where appropriate and allocating/absorbing fixed overheads
Evaluating and advising the financial and cost implications of new product development.
Ad hoc financial analysis and project work such as product profitability or capital investment appraisal
Management of the financial element of the stock system, including stock valuation, monitoring stock usage, calculation of stock provisions and financial management of stocktakes.
Perform the monthly cost and stock analysis and deliver reports on time and to a standard that enable effective decision making.
Support the Group FP&A team in delivering the manufacturing budget and forecast

The person we are looking for;

Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) or QBE
3 -5 years experience in manufacturing, ideally as a cost accountant or cost controller.
Excellent knowledge of cost accounting, investment appraisal, budgeting, and forecasting.
Advanced Excel skills, experience with integrated ERP/MRP systems. Exposure to Microsoft AX is desirable.