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Management Accountant

Ref Code: MngAcc_8_21

Role:   Management Accountant

Date:  August 25, 2021

Business:   Deli Bread

Location:   Longford

Function:   Management Accountant

Department:   Finance

Panelto Foods is a privately owned Irish company based in Longford and established in 2004. We produce a range of high quality contemporary sandwich breads for the UK and Irish retail and food service markets, from a highly automated world class bakery. Panelto is seeking to appoint a Management Accountant to help shape the growth of the company over the coming years.

Role of Management Accountant:

We are searching for an ambitious Management Accountant who will work closely with the Operations Finance Manager in a hands-on role within a dynamic manufacturing environment. The role will encompass preparing detailed analyses of both problems and opportunities and partnering closely with the Factory Management Team to ensure key performance measures are achieved.

Role and Responsiblities:

  • Assist with the preparation of management accounts in a timely & accurate manner

  • Monthly cost centre management, control and reporting with commentary on variances

  • Weekly analysis of labour costs, efficiencies, energy usage and engineering spend

  • Analyse conversion gains/losses against standard product costs and operations to understand key drivers

  • Prepare New Product Costings in line with company policy

  • Audit stock management processes and ensure a high level of accuracy on both quantity and value

  • Identify opportunities for cost improvement and effectiveness

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of policies, procedures and systems

  • Represent Finance on project teams


  • Holder of a professional qualification BSc/BA in accounting or similar field

  • 2/3 years of proven relevant business experience in a manufacturing company

  • High level attention to detail, analytical, problem solver

  • Highly motivated and eager to learn

  • Good understanding of cost allocation, product costing and reporting

  • Experience with fully integrated ERP systems, preferably SAP

  • Excellent communicator and presentation skills

  • Maintain a high level of integrity

  • Team player, building and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues in Finance and across business functions on multiple hierarchical levels


  • Salary - negotiable

CV and Cover Letter submission should be sent to:

Martina Fitzpatrick, HR Manager, via email:

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