Management Accountant - Expiring soon!

Posted 21/06/2024 by AAK International

Kingston upon Hull
Location: Hull
Contract: Fixed Term Contract, 1 year with possible extension until October 2025
Start Date: Ideally no later than August 2024
Hours: Full time
Salary: Competitive
Our story goes back more than 150 years, to the chilly southern coast of Scandinavia. From our early success in Sweden and Denmark, we’ve grown into the world’s leading specialist producer of plant-based oils, employing more than 4,000 people all across the globe.

We work with our customers to make the products you love even better. The oils we produce go into making your chocolate extra-creamy or putting the crunch into your croissant. And it’s not just food — we work across industries to make products that are higher quality, healthier and better for the planet.
Everything we do is about Making Better Happen™.
AAK International (Hull)

AAK International is in the heart of an area enjoying significant redevelopment and investment. The Port of Hull is being established as a world-class centre for renewable energy and manufacturing, and at AAK we feel proud to be part of this important industrial renaissance for Yorkshire. We operate the UK’s largest refinery for edible oils and fats at our King George Dock site, and supply ingredients and finished products to businesses in the food manufacturing, baking, foodservice, and retail sectors. We enjoy working closely with customers to co-develop bespoke products, in our well-equipped Customer Innovation Centre.
About the role

AAK are seeking to appoint a Management Accountant (Maternity Leave Cover) to join the Hull Finance Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for a broad range of Management and Financial Accounting.
Main responsibilities
  • Preparing monthly Management Accounts.
  • Generating timely and accurate reports and costings.
  • Account reconciliation.
  • Ensuring budgets and forecasting are accurate and maintained.
  • Accurate preparation of variance analysis.
  • Liaising with colleagues across both finance and non-finance departments to ensure accurate and insightful analysis is provided. 
  • Modelling and working with concepts.
  • Project work. 
  • Support improved use of SAP system.
About you
  • Strong academic background (A Levels).
  • A degree in a finance discipline (Preferred).
  • CIMA / ACCA (Qualified/Part-qualified).
  • Strong Excel skills including advanced formula creation and use.
  • Previous experience working within an Accounting Department.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; effective communicator across all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong analytical and financial skills. 
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Effective organisational and time management skills.
  • Keen to learn, understand and take on new tasks. 
  • An inquisitive approach with a desire to contribute to continual improvements to processes and working methods.
  • Comfortable working with first principals and non-system based accounting methods.
  • SAP experience advantageous.
In return AAK offer:
  • 10% non-contribution pension.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • UK Healthcare scheme.
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays.
  • Group life cover.
  • Group income protection scheme.
  • Ride2Work scheme.
About AAK

Everything AAK does is about Making Better Happen™. We specialize in plant-based oils that are the value-adding ingredients in many of the products people love to consume. We make these products better tasting, healthier, and more sustainable. At the heart of AAK’s offer is Customer Co-Development, combining our desire to understand what better means for each customer, with the unique flexibility of our production assets, and a deep knowledge of many products and industries, including Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Dairy, Plant-based Foods, Special Nutrition, Foodservice and Personal Care. Our 4,000 employees support our close collaboration with customers through 25 regional sales offices, 15 dedicated Customer Innovation Centres, and with the support of more than 20 production facilities. Listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and with our headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, AAK has been Making Better Happen™ for more than 150 years.
AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.

You may have experience in the following: Management Accountant, Financial Accountant, Cost Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant, Management Reporting Accountant, Finance Analyst, Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Business Analyst, Commercial Accountant, etc.

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