Business Performance Manager - Costings | Full time and Permanent | Grimsby |Salary up to £45,000
Ashley Kate are thrilled to be working with a client in the FMCG industry as we search for a Business Performance Manager who will be specialising in cost management. In this role you will be managing the costing team within the Business Performance team reporting into the Director of Business Performance, the role holder will be responsible for overseeing the product costings and maintain accurate costings models for the various sites across the group and providing costing analysis.
•Product costing for new and existing products. •Building and maintaining costing models/bills of material. •Providing information on product costs, including "what if" analysis and advising best course of action to the business. •Partnering with New Product Development to assess cost implications on products/product changes. •Partnering with Commercial BP to ensure understanding of costings to give best view for tenders and new business. •Provide analysis and information to support business tenders. •Evaluating raw material alternatives and advise on the cost impacts of these options and recommend best use. •Provide and undertake scenario analysis to key stakeholders on an ad-hoc basic •Supporting the department on inflation calculations to assist with inflation recovery. •Aid costing evaluation for any continuous improvement projects and advise if there are viable or not. •Liaise and aid the management of current by-product stocks and approve any ad hoc sales. •Implement and develop smarter ways of working within systems and processes. •Ad-hoc project work.
About you: •Strong excel skills essential - VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Pivot tables etc. •Numerate with attention to detail. •Able to manage a small team and uphold accountable and accurate standards in the ways of working. •Able to work within a matrix structure. •Excellent communicator both written and in verbal form. •Logical thinker with the ability to create solutions to problems. •Ability to multitask and organise work loads effectively to meet parallel deadlines. •The role would suit an experienced cost accountant looking for more responsibility and progression from their current role. If you meet the requirements of the role, please apply & I will respond to your application shortly.