Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Accountant in Luton, United Kingdom

We currently have an opening for a Manufacturing Accountant based from our Luton office. The role is a key resource for the Group Manufacturing team, and will be involved in a wide variety of projects and tasks. The role will have a bias towards in-depth variance analysis, standard costing and consignment inventory management.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To be a key member of the Group Manufacturing team and work closely with the Group Manufacturing Accountant.

  • To support the manufacturing month end closing process, including departmental expenditure review and absorption.

  • To prepare the variances checkbook data for the Operations team.

  • To perform manufacturing variances analysis (VOV, PSC and OMC).

  • To perform PPV variances analysis.

  • To be the finance lead for the Consignment Inventory process.

  • To prepare the Cost Productivity data for review on monthly basis.

  • To support the annual manufacturing budgeting process.

  • To support the annual physical inventory count and assist in collating the required documentation for all Group plants.

  • To support the annual standard costing process.

  • To support the annual audit requirements for manufacturing.

  • To fully support initiatives taken by the Group Manufacturing Accountant designed to support the Operations team.

  • To work with the Group Finance team.

  • To assist the Group Manufacturing Accountant on ad hoc projects.


Ideally you will be ACA, ACCA or CIMA part qualified

Experience in developing and administering accounting policies and procedures, preferably in a manufacturing environment is advantageous.

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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: EPG CHD MTL Measurement Technology Limited

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No