This is a Management Accountant role with a systems optimisation and reporting bias.
An excellent opportunity exists for a Management Accountant in our Paper Division. The role, reporting to the Paper Division Finance Manager, is responsible for leading the developing our ERP costing system to ensure it provides timely and accurate management information across the various specialisms of our paper Division. Primary focus being on transforming our current approach of collating, correcting and validating financial data prior to sharing with the wider team to developing reports and functionality that provide team members with prompt insights into sales, costing / margin analysis, and other key operational information to enable real time performance evaluation.
The Management Accountant also works with the Finance team to produce a high quality month end pack with comprehensive schedules and narrative insights on the division’s performance.
The role will also involve the working alongside other functions and areas to assist with the improvement of operational systems and the general development of governance and financial systems as required across Paper and the Group.
Ideally the successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. We are looking for strong communication skills, excellent financial and technical knowledge, confidence in project managing, and the ability to discern and influence ways forward, an aptitude to quickly learn and develop new systems and high excel skills.
In addition the successful candidate will possess the drive and ability to support significant development of our integrated Business Intelligence system, delivering enhanced reporting functions that provide financial insights to support strategic decision making.
This is a full time, Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week opportunity with the successful candidate being flexible around the needs of the business. The role comes with a competitive remunerations package and excellent benefits.
Why James Cropper PLC?
James Cropper is a specialist paper and advanced materials manufacturer in north-west England with a strong ambition to grow in its chosen markets. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing listed company with more than 170 years of heritage that thrives on innovation.
A business of around £100m, it has important market shares in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK. We are renowned globally for colour expertise, dedicated responses to challenging custom projects and award-winning commitment to the highest standards of sustainability.