Junior Site Accountant
JOB TITLE: JUNIOR SITE ACCOUNTANT
REPORTS TO: FINANCE DIRECTOR
LOCATION: MALTON SITE
OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF ROLE:
The holder of this role will deliver comprehensive support to the Site FD (supported by the Financial Controller and Senior Operations Accountant) assisting them to further grow and develop the Malton site through design and maintenance of a robust financial control environment and timely reporting and analysis of operational reporting including departmental yield and labour reporting.
Key to the success of this role will be the provision of accurate and timely management information upon which the site management team and key business partners can act to maximise the growth opportunities that exist within the business. Involvement in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of all related reporting cycles will be a key priority to deliver the objectives.
In proportion to job responsibilities:
Ensure knowledge and compliance of all Health & Safety Policies and Procedures
Ensure effective communications
Ensure knowledge of and compliance with all Company Policies, Procedures and Rules and the Karro Code of Conduct
Undertake any additional responsibilities as required.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support site finance controller in weekly and monthly group reporting requirements, incl. oversight of certain elements of site balance sheet and ongoing review of cost and revenue drivers
Support operations accountant with production and interrogation of departmental management information (daily/weekly reporting of site financial and operational KPIs, departmental yield and labour reports) in support of weekly site management and Karro/Sofina Group management reviews
Further development of the management reporting process to align departmental targets with site financial targets/objectives through all tiers of operations
Continuous improvement of finance and operational reporting cycles
Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with all colleagues to ensure success in delivering your responsibilities and achieving your targets. To include:
Receiving and providing relevant information in a timely manner.
Ensuring accuracy and credibility of information.
Seeking and sharing guidance as necessary.
Understand the requirements of internal and external suppliers and customers.
Work closely with the relevant functions to ensure communication on your activities is optimal and keep colleagues updated on current plans and progress.
Team Management and Development
Support an environment for the whole team to contribute to success, with ownership by all employees within the business, through delivering or requesting training to meet key need and development goals.
Role success is measured through the delivery of results in line with, where possible exceeding, the agreed targets and timescales, achieving best value without affecting quality and efficiency.
Analyse discrepancies and implement corrective and preventative measures, obtaining regular reports to assess the success of these measures.
Support the team (and colleagues) in the implementation of new initiatives
Identify actions to be taken to address continuous improvement and development of systems and practices, enabling change to drive out waste activity and establish better, more efficient ways of working .
Essential Criteria & Qualifications
Experience of business accounts/purchase ledger
Good educational background
Understanding of FMCG industry
Experience of successfully managing tasks/projects to completion
Computer Literate with strong excel and analytical skills.
Personal Qualities & Attributes
Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks and improve processes
Reliable, conscientious, self-motivated and professional
Effective planning and organisation skills and excellent team workings skills
Effective communication - written, verbal and non-verbal
Effective problem solving skills and ability to influence solutions
Promotes a continuous improvement approach by continually challenging and driving standards forward
Willingness to learn, adopt a continuous lifelong learning approach
Very strong interpersonal skills to be able to develop strong working relationships