Accountant - Manufacturing/Plant

Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire Salary: £25 - £30.50 per hour
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Ben Abbott

Accountant - Plant/Manufacturing
Rate: up to £30 per hour

Accountant needed for a Global pharmaceutical company based in Maidenhead. My Client is looking to employ an experienced Accountant with an in-depth knowledge Financial Accounting especially using US GAAP and SAP.

Some of the main duties of the accountant will include:
* Build and maintain strong relationships with Regional Supply Chain organization and local Plant team
* To provide financial expertise and support to Supply Chain business support
* Proactively and continuously improve, streamline, and align Inventory related financial processes across Plants. Participate in projects and drive changes. Promote best practices
* Cooperate with other CoE Teams (especially Compliance) and functions
* To liaise on behalf of CoE Organization with Projects Teams (e.g. STF) to ensure all inventory accounting flows are integrated into standard CoE accounting and processes
* Ensure the accounting accuracy for Inventory sections of TB:
o Gross Inventory
o Inventory Reserves
o Direct GRIR
o OCNIS (Other Costs Not In Standard)
This requires process expertise, in depth knowledge and understanding of WWP
* Preparation of monthly variance analysis
* Execution of month-end financial close process
* Plant Stock Takes procedures alignment and process participation
* Review and comment financial performance vs. targets
* Cooperate with Internal and External Audit as required
* This role is part of the COE Operations team so applicants must be collaborative in style, open to change and always seeking to improve the way things are achieved. The scope will touch on many areas of the financial statements across 10 plants so this is a great development opportunity for the right candidate.

In order to be the successful Accountant and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* Part or fully qualified accountant or an international qualified accountant equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years financial experience

* English essential
* Other European languages desirable

Experience Required:
* Manufacturing/Plant accounting

Skills & Competencies:
* Strong Financial Accounting skills (US GAAP desirable)
* Knowledge of SAP (StF), BPCS, Movex, Excel
* Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required
* Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
* Ability to standardise and improve processes
* Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural environment

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Accountant to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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