Management Accountant

Accountancy & Finance
Accountancy & Finance

Job Title: Management Accountant (Finance Manager)

About the role:

We are recruiting for a senior management accountant to join a growing manufacturing company in the role as Finance operations Manager. Seeking a qualified accountant with proven experience in collecting, analyzing, and presenting financial information to help management make sound business decisions. The role will encompass preparing detailed analyses of both business problems and opportunities, as well as advising on financial implication to the business.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly financial forecasts for the plant activities based on the production plan
  • Assist with the preparation of management accounts in a timely & accurate manner
  • Preparation and review of cost centers on a monthly basis, highlighting all variances to plan with commentary
  • Maintain accurate hourly rates, product costs in line with company policies,analyse variances between actual and standard product costs
  • Report on cost reduction and efficiency improvement proposals
  • Strive to implement a culture of cost control & discipline across all levels of the business
  • Contribute at cross-functional business & operational meetings
  • Represent the department on project teams
  • Implement defined projects in accordance to timeframe & scope
  • Contribute to driving the strategic direction and evolution of the financial model within the business


  • Holder of a professional qualification BSc/BA in accounting or similar field
  • 2-5 years of proven relevant business experience in a manufacturing company
  • Solid understanding of financial planning and management reporting
  • Good knowledge of risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Good understanding of cost allocation, product costing and reporting
  • Critical thinker with an analytical mind to sound decision making
  • Experience with fully integrated ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Excellent communicator and presentation skills
  • Maintain a high level of integrity
  • Team player, building and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues in Finance and across business functions on multiple hierarchical levels


Salary - negotiable

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Mary Mullin

01 6620088 / 085 8718281

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