Chinese-Speaking Accountant - Tewkesbury - £25,000 - £35,000 per annum - Hays Accountancy & Finance
Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are being retained to recruit for an well-established engineering/manufacturing for an driven and experienced Chinese-Speaking Cost Accountant. Reporting into the Finance Manager and Supporting the General Manager, this is a very hands-on and varied finance role based in the Group's Tewkesbury office. A great opportunity to really add commercial value to an organisation, supporting in controlling costs to maximise efficiency and capabilities for the Group.
Your new role
Reporting into the Finance Manager and supporting the General Manager you will analyse data to determine costs of business activity including raw material purchases, labour and overheads. You will compare actual manufacturing costs with standard costs, implement processes and accountability to improve manufacturing costs along with providing management reports and analysis based on profitability of the company's products. Along with this you will work closely with the wider business including supply chain managers to generate cost reduction, develop cost accounting systems and improve financial processes. You will assist in management accounts duties, month-end procedures and general ledger, supporting the Finance Manager in ad-hoc projects.
What you'll need to succeed
For this hands-on and varied Chinese-Speaking Cost Accountant role you must have experience within a similar position and ideally be working towards completion of your ACCA/CIMA. Finance professionals who are qualified by experience will still be considered. You will need strong Excel skills and be trained in a range of finance packages, with an focus on process improvement and costing procedures. Strong communication skills are essential to build relationships and explain technical accounting procedures to non-finance team members. It would be advantageous if you can speak Chinese or have experience dealing with Chinese organisations.
What you'll get in return
This is an exciting permanent opportunity to join a market leading Manufacturing organisation where you can really impact the finance function and the wider business. Offering a salary of £25,000 - £35,000 per annum with competitive benefits as the Cost Accountant.
What you need to do now
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