Operations Accountant

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - CIMA
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference


Shields Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne

£200 per day

6 months - ongoing contract

I am recruiting for an operations accountant based in Newcastle Upon Tyne . The operations accountant is a supporting role to the Finance Business Partner, to provide management reporting & financial control of operations cost centres.


  • Reports to the Operations Finance Business Partner

  • Interface with Finance and Commercial community (Newcastle/other sites), Operations, Engineering, Projects and Contract Management Teams.


  • Assist the business partner in the preparation of monthly management reporting of financials in facility, field service & engineering teams to head of engineering, head of steam & head of gas managers.

  • Produce cost centre reporting & control to individual facility & engineering departmental managers.

  • Assist the Ops Finance Business Partner in the monthly operations workload review & associated forecasting of recovery & costs.

  • Monthly analysis & reporting of utilisation statistics to enable & support optimum use of fixed cost labour base.

  • Support the business in the creation of the Annual budget preparation for all operational cost centres

  • Fixed asset acquisition business case preparation including payback/NPV calculations; monthly review of assets under construction & timely capitalisation.

  • Perform quarterly fixed asset SOX controls

  • Monthly stock control processes & associated SOX controls

  • Deliver adhoc reporting requirements & initiate & own projects which support lean initiatives

  • Promotes and supports compliance culture within business

  • Responsible for providing accurate analysis on business performance


  • Preferably part way or through gaining a formal, recognised, finance qualification - e.g. CIMA, ACA or qualified by experience.


  • Minimum 2 years in a similar function within a finance department.

  • Strong finance background, with exposure to management accounts and cost accounting.

  • Advanced Excel Skills

  • Ability to build strong working relations with non-financial staff

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Please apply with your CV to: Joel Womsley