Operations Finance Business Partner

Are you a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)?
Do you have manufacturing experience, dealing with gross margins & profitability?
Do you have experience as an Accountant / Finance Manager / Finance Business Partner, operating in a multi-site environment?
...If so, we want to speak with you!

Ashley Kate Finance are delighted to be working with a large manufacturing business based in Burnley who are looking to welcome a Operations Finance Business Partner to their team.

This role is based in Burnley, a full-time permanent role, offering between £50,000 - £60,000

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Operations Finance Business Partner will lead a finance team whilst applying their skills and knowledge to the following responsibilities:

  • Creating and capturing data to analyse operational KPIs relating to finance
  • Working closely with the senior operational team to use data & analysis to drive efficiency gains
  • Main point of contact for all product costings, maintaining and updating product costings when necessary
  • Providing meaningful P&L commentary, on operational performance – daily, weekly & monthly
  • Ensure complete and accurate recording of labour planning and deployment and analyse vs standard
  • Create robust process for the set-up and maintenance of BOM’s (Bills of materials) and products within the system
  • Ad-hoc reporting on stock movements and variances
  • Reporting process through metrics of manufacturing cost variances
  • Work closely with the shared finance function on preparation of the monthly management accounts, forecast and budgets
  • Present the full management accounting pack at the General Management meeting within depth understanding
  • To become a key figure in the cross functional team which will drive the roll out of a new ERP system
  • Support wider finance team ad-hoc around holidays & periodic period end reporting

We are looking to speak with Accountants who have strong manufacturing experience, dealing with gross margins & profitability in a multi-site environment. This role will include rolling out a new ERP system, so experience with ERP systems would be highly advantageous. Contact Lauren at Ashley Kate Finance to discuss in detail:

Lancashire, England, UK