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Ref No: WS/A/07/21

Location: Whites Speedicook Ltd
Closing Date: 14th July 2021

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accountant will take responsibility for the accountancy tasks detailed below.

The Job

  • Assist in preparing annual budgets, following input from line managers;
  • Upgrade and maintain product costings which fully reflect production, distribution, sales and marketing costs;
  • Develop & maintain up to date profitability profiles for all finished products;
  • Prepare monthly management accounts within Group reporting needs & deadlines;
  • Monitor actual results against budget and investigate/explain variances;
  • Prepare a monthly margin report by product, customer and region;
  • Ensure sales and production forecasts are updated on a regular basis and are reflected in the management accounts forecast;
  • Provide financial support to other departments as required;
  • Maintain appropriate relationships with customers, suppliers and external organisations eg auditors, inland revenue etc;
  • Assist development & implementation of Management Information Systems and financial IT systems;
  • Completion of Government Statutory Returns;
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register;
  • Grant Application management and return;
  • Implementation of LEAN Tools & philosophy into the finance & admin function.

The Person

  • Fully qualified accountant;
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in a finance department in industry;
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Packages;
  • Excellent administration skills;
  • Be organised and proactive with good planning skills;
  • Have excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • The ability to interact with staff at all levels including senior management;
  • Be self-motivated and highly organised;
  • Be willing to learn new tasks and prioritise workload.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Experience  using an ERP system.
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About Us

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

White's Oats is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better