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Manufacturing Accountant

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity

Your work environment : The Braunstone Plant is one of the largest Can-manufacturing Plants in Europe producing 3 billon cans per year over 5 production lines.

Your mission in Crown

We are seeking applications from candidates who possess the AAT level 3 qualification (or equivalent experience) to join us as a Finance Assistant reporting to the Finance Controller.  This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, highly motivated individual to gain experience in a multi-national organisation in a fast moving dynamic business.  This position is based 100% on-site, hybrid working is not offered and therefore we are seeking applications from candidates who do not require hybrid working.

You will assist in the preparation and analysis of key financial information that will support decision making to ensure future organisational improvement and assist in maintaining accurate financial records to ensure value is achieved from the Management systems.

Principle accountabilities will include:

  • Maintaining AP processes and controls in place
  • Produce manufacturing reports/analysis such as spoilage (wastage) and efficiency
  • Cost and spend analysis
  • CAPEX monitoring and reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Claims review and processing
  • intercompany reconciliations 
  • Various month-end tasks including accruals and journals

In addition, you will support the management of invoices including the resolution of issues, as they arise, complete accounts payable processes and assist with month-end activities.  This is a fantastic opportunity to develop skills and knowledge as you will be given opportunities to learn and complete tasks with regards to manufacturing accounting activities.

About you

You will be qualified at AAT Level 3 and have a can-do attitude.  You will work as part of a small team and due to the fast-paced nature of our Business you should be able to prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines on a daily basis  A flexible approach with the ability to multi-task is essential along with excellent organisation skills.  You need to be self-motivated and have a willingness to succeed and ideally possess intermediate level of skills with regards to Excel as a minimum.  Previous experience in using ERP systems including JDE is advantageous, although training will be provided with regards to company systems and processes. 

In return we can offer a competitive salary, an annual bonus of up to 10% (based on personal objectives and business outcomes), 9% company pension contribution (employee contribution 6%), and cash health plan, and the opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience in a fast-moving business.

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown Holdings Inc. produces innovative packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world. Our Bevcan Europe & Middle East Business is a world leader in the supply of beverage packaging to some of the biggest FMCG brands.

This is an exciting time in our business, with plans for major new investment and production equipment to meet increasing demand, and opportunities to develop our facility and our people.



What Crown can offer you? 

  • the opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • to be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.  

Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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Manufacturing Accountant

Requisition ID:  1969

Braunstone, GB, LE3 1TX

Functional Area:  Finance
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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