Management Accountant – Young’s Seafood – Grimsby

Young's Seafood

Job Purpose

To be a key team member of the finance/operations team, reporting on stock, labour performance and management account insights. Support a continuous improvement plan, improving data feeds and communication across a number of stakeholder groups, reporting accurate/meaningful data to support accurate informative decision making

Company Information

Young’s Seafood Limited is home of the Young’s branded range and is the leading UK fish and seafood processor providing frozen and chilled, branded and retailer branded fish. With a team of over 3, people across 11 sites in the UK, including Pinney’s of Scotland based in Annan and Macrae Foods based in Livingston and Fraserburgh, we work in long-term partnership with our customers to provide responsibly sourced fish to the consumer.
Young’s has over years’ experience in the Seafood market and uses more than 30 species which are sourced from 5 continents. Our team takes products from conception through to production and prepares over million seafood dishes for the UK consumer every year inspiring people to eat fish twice a week.

Key Accountabilities

To act as a professional and trusted financial support to the Finance Controller across all operational costs
• Assistance in the preparation of monthly management accounts
• Preparation and reconciliation of all stock items internal and external, highlighting any risks of obsolescence
• Periodic analysis of labour productivity and cost base
• Financial reconciliations across a number of key business areas
• Preparation of Monthly Continuous Improvement pack
• Working with Factory managers to monitor and improve performance on yield
• Drawing out management insights, challenging and supporting local teams
• Ensure MI is accurate, consistent, honest, open and routinely reviewed
 • Collecting, analysing, and reviewing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to drive business improvement and cost reductions 
• Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data
• Adhoc analysis as and when required

Skills and Experience Required

Experience in manufacturing / operational accounting
• CIMA / ACCA part qualified or qualified
• Evident confidence in presentation, communication and negotiating with professional peer groups
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong analytical and communication skills
• Track record of delivery
• Ability to explain financial information in a clear way
• A personal commitment to role model behaviours
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel

Key Challenges




Hours of Work

08:45-17:00 (M-F)

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Young’s Seafood Limited

Management Accountant | Young’s Seafood Limited

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