Warwick Closing Date: 2023-12-08 Ref: PIL928624
We are looking for a Management Accountant to join our Central Finance Team.
As a Management Accountant, you will be responsible for supporting the accounting and financial control over the company’s SG&A cost base, including weekly and monthly reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. Additionally, the role will support central financial control and compliance activities covering the wider business, including GRNI management and SOX compliance.
This position requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and cross-functional collaboration to ensure timely and effective financial control throughout the business.
You will be responsible for and required to undertake the following duties:
Assist in the preparation of month end files
Analyse data, investigating & reporting on anomalies
Involved in budgeting & reforecasting process
Business Partner to central budget holders
Prepare monthly journals
Support in checking Site monthly submissions are SOX compliant
Support central monitoring and validation of site level controls
Complete detailed balance sheet reconciliations
Oversee annual asset verification process
Investigate central GRNI liaising with stakeholders to close out
Support in the role out any initiatives to the sites
Follow lean thinking principles and make suggestions for improvement so that better ways of doing jobs are identified and implemented.
Apply problem solving techniques to resolve problems and recommend improvements to maintain costs at a planned level
Must be aware of all business requirements and understand the impact of their decisions.
Consider our internal customer i.e. other departments, retail customers and end consumer
Provide an excellent customer service by building strong relationships at all levels of the business
Act as an ‘ambassador’ for Pilgrim’s ensuring business professional conduct, approach, and personal presentation at all times.
Continually developing own skills through attending Company training
To communicate at all levels sharing information, knowledge, instructions, advice, support and understanding
Assume overall responsibility for the safety of self, whilst at work ensuring that all requirements as trained and laid down within the Company handbook, Company Health and Safety and Hygiene policies are adhered to
To carry out other duties that may reasonably be requested of you to ensure the efficient running of the business
Knowledge, Skills, Experience:
Good communication skills
Strong grasp of basic accounting concepts and financial control
Health and Safety Awareness
Food Safety Awareness
Experience with accounting software, ideally SAP
Strong Excel Skills
National Level 2 in Numeracy and Literacy
A Levels or equivalent
Part Qualified / or Qualified Accountant (study support package provided where relevant)