Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

Global Recruitment have an exciting opportunity to join our client’s team in the Finance Department as Cost Accountant.  This is a key role within the Finance Team which requires a highly motivated, outstanding individual.


The responsibilities of the successful, hands on candidate will include;


  • Spearhead development of cost accounting system to ensure accounting procedures and practices fully comply with company and regulatory requirements.


  • Responsibility for preparing standard product costings, releasing new cost standards, reporting on variances, contribution and profit evaluation.


  • Assisting with month end process and preparation of monthly board pack including P&L, B/S, cash flow forecast, investigating and explaining variances to budget figures plus monthly KPI reporting.


  • Support and contribute to the budgeting process and preparation of financial forecasts.


  • Conduct and evaluate investment analysis and appraisal of new projects.


  • Responsible for monthly inventory evaluation and reporting.


  • Completion of physical inventory counts, reporting findings and recommendations to senior management.


  • Effectively manage and control all processes and procedures to ensure that existing deadlines are met.


  • Working across functions within the organisation to identify cost savings and drive value into Profit & Loss.


  • Develop knowledge and skills of 1 direct reports.


  • Liaise closely with external auditors at specific times during each financial year.


In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to be a professionally qualified accountant either CIMA or ACCA and have a minimum of 3-5 years post qualification experience in a manufacturing environment.  

Please apply direct with your cv attached.