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Accountancy & Finance

Plant Accountant Permanent

I have the pleasure of working with a global manufacturing business located in Tyne & Wear as they recruit a Plant Accountant.

A world leading manufacturer, with manufacturing and distribution facilities in Tyne & Wear and the USA. Reporting to the Plant Controller, your duties will be wide and varied and will include:

  • Prepare monthly obsolescence review, tracking and release of provisions
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Weekly update on PPV / FX for all material purchases
  • Material cost improvement tracking and forecasting
  • Consignment stock release and tracking
  • Monthly consignment consumption report and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Freight and Duty balance sheet reconciliations
  • Product / item costing on request
  • Control of the material standards file
  • Daily scrap file report sent out to key stakeholders
  • Month end scrap reporting
  • Tracking month / year to date scrap percentages for reporting and forecasting
  • Identification and tracking of any scrap cost improvements
  • Weekly analysis of method change
  • Month end reporting of method change


  • Support in annual standard cost setting
  • Support in preparation of AOP files
  • Support in preparation of forecasting files


  • Lead quarterly offsite stock counts
  • Support the cycle count process


To be successful in this position, it is highly likely you will be Part or newly qualified with knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • FMCG / Manufacturing experience essential
  • Proficient use of Microsoft packages
  • Previous experience of SAP is desirable
  • Experience or knowledge of HMRC is desirable
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to present financial information to others from non-financial backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain working relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to identify opportunities and implement process improvements
  • High level of commitment, positive attitude, flexible and proactive

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 1 year ago
  • Location: Tyne and Wear
  • Job Title: Plant Accountant
  • Salary: £29.000 - 32.000
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