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Management Accountant

RS Group
Corby, GB
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Finance and Accounts
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Location: This role is offered on a permanent basis. It is a hybrid role, offering a combination of being able to work remotely and from our offices in Corby, Northamptonshire.

As the Management Accountant (EMEA Supply Chain) you will be responsible for the pro-active management and control of costs and capital expenditure of the Bad Hersfeld (Germany) Distribution Centre and the EMEA Facilities Teams, as well as supporting commercial decisions in the relevant markets through providing insightful financial reporting and analysis.

You will be the main business partner for the onsite and functional management team for all supply chain related matters. A key aspect of this role will be to work alongside the management teams to identify areas of opportunity for continued operational efficiency and effectiveness.

What you will be doing:
  • Monitor performance against budgets and forecasts. Provide accurate and realistic commentary on performance against agreed criteria.
  • Produce ad-hoc reports as necessary to enable the communication of financial performance with recommendations and actions.
  • Pro-active analysis and management of key cost areas to ensure that budgets and forecasts are accurate e.g., warehouse labour, transport costs and overheads.
  • Provide financial support for all capital investment decisions.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with relevant functional team colleagues as well as the DC's and Market's management and wider teams.
  • Provide Finance support to projects, programmes, or other activities as required.
  • Link with the wider Finance team to collaborate in specific projects or sharing of best practice.

About you:
  • Professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).
  • Has the experience and impact to be able to operate with colleagues within the supply chain leadership team and operational teams.
  • Self-motivated, resilient and enthusiastic.
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to communicate effectively with both financial and non-financial teams.

RS - who we are

At RS we've been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the 'what ifs' into the 'why nots', the impossible into the possible.

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and in a human way with empathy. Because that's exactly how we partner with people - our customers, suppliers, colleagues, and communities - to solve problems.

We'll also invest in your development and wellbeing - because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible, and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join us and over 2000 colleagues here in the UK - and we'll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.


At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you'd expect from a FTSE listed company, we've just introduced several new Family Friendly Policies including:
  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues

Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


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