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Assistant Accountant – PEM Europe

Title: Assistant Accountant
Location: Europe – External Sales

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Cost Accounting Manager, the Assistant Accountant will perform the below duties to a professional standard and provide support to the Finance department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and Distribution of Stock report weekly
  • Involved in the preparation of weekly plant metrics
  • Responsible for metrics, both weekly (Plant wide) and monthly (for Purchasing Manager / Supply Chain Manager)
  • Perform Cost Roll-ups on new products when required
  • Maintain Integrity of Standard Costing System
  • Preparation and Distribution of Various weekly reports
  • Intercompany accounts payable
  • Clearing of Journal errors report
  • Oversee Cycle counts for the plant
  • Inventory Reconciliation for all Locations including Pemserter / Haeger plus inventory reserve calculations
  • Involved in the month-end reporting cycle through spend reporting and analysis/li>
  • Weekly Operations Spending Analysis
  • Work with Engineering to ensure all new products have correct BOM and router
  • Labour Efficiency Reporting
  • Action various Diver Alerts to ensure all system errors are corrected
  • Ad Hoc Requests
  • PPV analysis and Upkeep of Intercompany Standard Costs
  • Weekly Absorption reconciliation and analysis
  • Perform certain elements of weekly labour efficiency calculation
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register and admin of CARs / tracking capex against projects
  • Take responsibility for Schedule D (inventory / Capex / Make-Buy / RONA)

Qualifications / Work Experience Required:

  • Part Qualified ACCA, CIMA or equivalent a distinct advantage.
  • Desirable to have 1 years’ experience working Cost Accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with an integrated manufacturing system (SAP, JDE
  • Excellent Microsoft excel skills
  • Strong communication skills and Interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail

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