Management Accountant

Ref Code: MngAcc1

 Role:   Management Accountant

Date:  December 22, 2017

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 a management accountant who has proven experience in collecting, analysing and presenting financial information used to help management make sound business decisions. The role will encompass preparing detailed analyses of both business problems and opportunities, as well as advising on financial implication to the business.

Role and Responsiblities:

  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly financial forecasts for the plant activities based on the production plan

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

  • Preparation and review of cost centres on a monthly basis, highlighting all variances to plan with commentary

  • Maintain accurate hourly rates and product costs (actual and standard) in line with company policies and analyse variances between actual and standard product costs

  • Report on cost reduction and efficiency improvement proposals

  • Strive to implement a culture of cost control & discipline across all levels of the business

  • Contribute at cross functional business & operational meetings

  • Represent the department on project teams

  • Implement defined projects in accordance to timeframe & scope

  • Contribute to driving the strategic direction and evolution of the financial model within the business



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

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

  • Solid understanding of financial planning and management reporting

  • Good knowledge of risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting

  • Good understanding of cost allocation, product costing and reporting

  • Critical thinker with an analytical mind to sound decision making

  • 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