An opening has arisen for an Assistant Accountant within the Industrial Cables Finance section based at the Derby site. The position will report directly to the Industrial Financial Controller. 

Qualifications/Qualities :

-          Applicant ideally will be currently studying CIMA with a view to qualify in the future and progress through the company, Proactive & self motivated 

-          Previously held a position of responsibility reporting to upper levels of management.

-          Good project management skills with exposure to project work for the improvement of systems and procedures 

-          Applicant must be articulate and accurate and used to working to tight timescales with the ability to prioritise work from diversified sources 

-          Proven track record of adapting and driving through improvements and efficiencies in work practices and procedures 

-          Well developed computer skills including significant Excel and SAP experience and competence in word

Knowledge and Experience should include :

-          Product Costing within a Standard Costing regime

-          Understanding of company’s products and business

-          Working knowledge of fixed assets to enable maintenance of site asset registers

-          Manufacturing variances – from collation to interpretation for presentation to management to enable effective control

-          Understanding of our Freight and Packing cost profile

-          Expenditure control and reporting including Capital and Revenue

-          Stock revaluation process and principles

-          Exposure to stock takes – control and process of physical stock counts

-          Budget preparation

-          Business forecasting

-          Sound financial background and understanding to ensure effective and accurate business accruals and prepayments

-          Formulising business procedures impacting on Finance and rolling them out effecting necessary changes in processes and culture

-          Exposure to SAP and knowledge of

-          Preparation of accounts for the above and other information to the end of presentation to management.

-          Excellent excel skills and analytical thought process essential.