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Management Accountant

CareerZone Limited

  • Galway / Mayo / Roscommon
  • 55000 - 65000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 06/10/2017
  • Aiden
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A contract vacancy has arisen for the position of Management Accountant for my client based on site in Galway


Management Accountant

A contract vacancy has arisen for the position of Management Accountant for my client based on site in Galway

Reporting into the Financial Controller, this role is responsible for providing support to the management reporting process for the site, providing business partnering services to cost centre managers, in addition to the management of key aspects of the site operational KPI reporting process.


Key Responsibilities


  • Take ownership of overhead cost reporting and controls for the site, including monthly reporting versus plan, the collation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts and investigation and analysis of overhead variances.
  • Conduct monthly overhead cost reviews with responsible department managers to include the reporting of site usage / efficiencies in the areas of Payroll, Energy, Chemical usage, etc.
  • Issue cost reports to cost centre managers, indicating performance issues versus plan where relevant, proactively documenting key actions to resolve issues as relevant.
  • Prepare the weekly production KPIs in addition to other supplementary weekly operational schedules for the site operations leadership team.
  • Support the performance management process, providing robust challenge and business partnering to plant management on a weekly basis.
  • Track specific performance improvement initiatives set out for the business.
  • Work with the Senior Management Accountant and Cost Accountant to explain yields variances as reported in monthly financials.
  • Support the ongoing risk management process on site by ensuring adherence to financial controls, challenging risks as they are identified and proposing and implementing new controls as required.
  • Liaise with external and internal auditors, as required.




  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in a management accounting role, preferably within a large manufacturing organisation.




  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and understand a complex business.
  • Attention to detail & accuracy.
  • Strong commitment and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong commercial / value-add acumen.
  • Challenging, inquisitive & performance-driven.
  • Strong communicator with good interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Self-driven and committed to delivering improvement.
  • Experienced in the use of SAP with advanced Excel capability.

Ref: MA101Ca
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