Production Analyst
Rutherford Cross
November 21, 2022
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Newly Qualified


An opportunity has arisen for a Production Analyst to join a global drinks business, based in Glasgow. This role reports to the Business Analysis Manager and provides finance support across the spirit Production and Maturing Inventory operations which include, Distillation, Warehousing, Maturing Inventory and Spirit Costing Management through the key financial milestones such as month end, budgets, estimates and group reporting.

Ideally, we are interested in speaking with part-qualified or newly qualified accountants (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with strong problem-solving skills, and proven ability to manage large volumes of data to produce meaningful analysis.


  • Month End accounting process; including preparation and posting of journals, Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations with high quality analysis of variances and clear explanation risks or opportunities. Monthly analysis for management packs
  • Ad-hoc support of the team and learn key tasks require to provide support/cover when required over both the Production and Inventory analysts
  • Prepare and present analysis of mandatory group reporting requirements such as Maturing Inventory Cash, Cereal/Botanical & Spirit Purchasing reports
  • Assist with annual Standard Cost setting process which includes collaboration with other business areas, populating and managing data models, analysis of cost evolutions across all brands
  • Spirit variance analysis and reporting with a requirement to manage/manipulating large volumes of multiple source data and covert to meaningful analysis and reports highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Provide support through delivery of new product developments (NPD’s) cost and product value assessment
  • Assess routine process Support and drive process improvement by working closely within the team to establish process efficiencies and adoption of new tool where required. (i.e., Power BI, Power Pivots etc.)


  • Fully qualified or part-qualified accountant (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Proactive individual
  • Results orientated
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • PowerBi experience would be advantageous

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Annual bonus
  • Competitive pension plan
  • 25 days holiday plus stats
  • Working hours Mon-Thurs 8:30-5, Fri 8:30-12:30
  • Product allowance
  • Product discounts
  • Private medical insurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Share scheme

To find out more information please contact Gillian O’Neil at Rutherford Cross.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 07432482882

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