Management Accountant – Part time

Management Accountant – Part time

Job Description

Website KP Snacks

Management Accountant

(Known internally as Site Accountant)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Site Accountant to join the team at our Uttoxeter site on a permanent basis working 4 days per week. We are looking for someone who can work every Monday and Tuesday and we will agree a set pattern with the successful candidate regarding the other 2 working days.

As Site Accountant, your core responsibilities will be to provide timely and accurate information on site performance and costs to support the Tyrrells financial controller (FC) and site leadership team in decision making and analysis. Your relationship building, influencing and analytical skills will be second to none, and due to the role’s responsibilities and fast-moving activities of the site, we require someone who is a fast learner and can work under pressure with minimum supervision, albeit with ongoing remote support.

The role responsibilities:

  • Provide information to the site leadership team, to support the delivery of site strategy, goals, and objectives in line with business strategy, goals, and objectives
  • Complete and review site KPI’s
  • Co-ordination of the data input for the monthly plant performance for the site, and entry of financial measures
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and annual financial reports and KPI’s performance for site and communicate with relevant commentary including prime cost variance analysis, cost centre overhead reporting, waste and project tracking.
  • Co-ordinate and lead site weekly performance review for FC, site Factory General Manager and Tyrrells Head of Manufacturing
  • Understand and investigate production variances
  • Manage monthly balance sheet reconciliation process
  • Support the Tyrrells FC on site planning, budgeting, and forecasting, including prime, overhead, logistics and capital forecasts for the site
  • Manage fixed asset schedule and capitalising assets
  • Provide constructive challenge to manufacturing and supply chain budget holders to help drive improvements
  • Drive Overhead Cost Centre Budgetary Control Process
  • Attend Site Accountants forums and central Finance meetings when required (some flexibility in working days may be required)
  • Identify opportunities to develop and improve financial processes
  • Manage Inventory Control processes including reconciliations and highlighting stock control issues
  • Assist with year-end audit
  • Work with accounts payable team to resolve parked invoice issues
  • Provide financial support to the Supply Network Pillar in our Intersnack Work System (IWS) which standardises the way we work and eliminates loss.

What we would like to offer you:

Competitive salary plus bonus

Generous annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays

Private healthcare

Health Cash Plan (Medicash)

KP Matching Pension plus Life Assurance and Income Protection

KP4ME- discount scheme, online benefits, and information platform

Free parking onsite

Discounted Gym memberships, cycle to work, digital GP

Opportunities for career development within the Company


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Manufacturing experience (FMCG is essential – food is desirable)
  • At least Part-Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA)
  • Management Accountant level experience or similar
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of JDE a benefit but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good people engagement and communication skills

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