Cost Analyst

Recruiter
Seymour John
Location
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
09 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a fast paced, customer driven business is seeking a Cost Analyst to support the strategic planning team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain cost models to support price reviews and the long term planning process.
  • Provide detailed analysis and understanding of the drivers of cost and effect of key drivers on operating costs at local, company and industry levels with focus on the efficiency of the operation, cost trends and developments in the external environment.
  • Track performance of incurred cost against forecast, investigating and explaining variances and reporting findings to the senior management team.
  • Carry out detailed analysis into key cost lines and activities. Work with budget holders to evaluate findings and determine the impact on business plans in the short and medium term

Skills, qualifications:

  • Qualified or part qualified accountant ACCA or CIMA
  • Advanced excel and VBA skills and SQL server experience
  • Ability to manipulate large volumes of data
  • Highly numerate with excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Salary guide: £35,000+ plus highly competitive benefits package