Management Accountant – Yaxley, Cambridgeshire

We are looking for a Management Accountant

Are you ACCA/CIMA/ACA part of fully qualified?

Do you have proven experience in a Management Accountant position?

Are you a positive communicator who is able to build strong and lasting relationships from day one?

If your answers are ‘YES, that’s me!’ then please read on ……

We are looking for a Management Accountant

Within our Roots Division we are looking for a diligent, self-motivated team player who can exceed in their duties to help us retain our position as a leading roots supplier in the UK. This role will be based at our Yaxley site in Peterborough.

This a full-time contract, you will join us on a permanent contract, working on Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 17:00. Initially this will be an office based role, however we are open to adopt a hybrid working arrangement if required.

What we do

Burgess Farms is a family business. We’re dedicated to using the very best of sustainable farming techniques in our own farming and collaborating with other expert farmers. We grow the finest quality potatoes, roots & alliums which we pack ourselves to supply to our customers.

Our expertise is doing the difficult well. We love what we do and that gives us the edge in growing high quality, speciality and organic vegetables. It’s why we have long-standing partnerships with our customers in retail, wholesale and processing.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary ranging from £40,000 – £45,000 (Dependant on experience)
  • 33 days holiday per year
  • A safe and friendly working environment
  • Life insurance of 2 x your salary
  • Referral scheme
  • Health and financial advice through an employee assistance programme (24/7 GP and counselling assistance!)
  • Long service awards
  • Real opportunities for development
  • Be part of a fast-growing farming and food business with strong environmental and social values

The job role

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Preparation of weekly and monthly management accounts covering the divisions profitability and margin analysis by customer and product
  • Preparation and submission of monthly management accounts schedules
  • Reconciliation of raw material and packaging stock valuation
  • Reconciliation of sales and cost variances
  • Monthly overhead reconciliation and variance reporting
  • Production of weekly labour reporting
  • Preparing group overrider schedules and reconciliations
  • Maintain group standard costing model
  • Optimising financial processes across the division
  • Adopt best practice in terms of financial and management information
  • Encourage adherence to business governance principals
  • Cost reduction/lean manufacturing/continuous improvement programmes

What we will be looking for in your skills set

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified / part qualified
  • Proven experience in a Finance position
  • Ability to prepare and analyse management accounts
  • Understanding of balance sheet reconciliations and identification of risks on the ledger
  • Food industry experience would be desirable.
  • Comfortable and confident enough to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • Quick and eager to learn

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