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Accountant (BE778) - Arbroath

Full Time and Permanent
£40,000-£45,000 depending on experience

Be Personnel Ltd is currently working with their long-standing client assisting them with the successful appointment of an Accountant based in Arbroath.

The successful Accountant will report into the Finance Director and will provide accurate financial information for decision making, planning, measurement, and improvement of business performance. This role will primarily be situated at our Clients Arbroath site but will also be required support other sites when required. The successful candidate will lead and manage the finance team and will work closely with other departments to ensure a smooth financial process.

This role is based Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. With a salary dependent on experience with a bracket of £40,000 - £45,000.

Key responsibilities:

  • Effective people management skills
  • Production of accurate management information on a timely basis, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis and commentaries; and providing adequate feedback to the company and management
  • Development and maintenance of KPIs to improve profitability
  • Accurate product costing, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Analysing sales and creation of weekly sales reports
  • Monitoring and managing stock quantities and values
  • Supporting internal and external audits as required and managing the annual stock take with the auditors
  • Supporting, measuring, analysing, and assessing projects and capital investments to ensure the costs are managed correctly and performance meets expectations
  • Providing support and cover to the Financial Director as and when required.

Skills/ Attributes:

  • Self-motivated, methodical, and able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Highly accurate, mindset and working to a high standard with good attention to detail.
  • Experience of management accounts
  • Experience of sales in an FMCG.
  • An aptitude to understand the production process, material, and labour costs of products in the seafood industry.
  • An analytical approach to work
  • To be constantly looking for improvements in the reporting process to ensure that the company performs.
  • Banking and cashflow experience.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially MS Excel

Our client offers some fantastic additional benefits some of which are listed below:

  • Discounted products
  • Onsite Food & drink facilities available at a reduced cost.
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Staff Suggestion Scheme
  • Staff Recognition Scheme
  • Employee Competitions
  • Scampi & Chips Day
  • Extra holiday entitlement for length of service
  • Access to our ASL Staff Portal
  • Onsite support - HR Department, Employee Engagement and H&S committee, First Aiders and Mental Health First Aiders.
  • BHSF Employee app - medical, health and wellbeing support and fitness, shopping and eating out discounts.