Senior Cost Accountant

Recruiter
DCS Recruitment Limited
Location
Manchester
Salary
£38000 - £42000/annum Healthcare + Benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Cost Accountant - Manufacturing
£38,000 - £42,000pa + Healthcare + Benefits
Manchester

Role
My client, a multi-national manufacturer, is looking to appoint a Senior Cost Accountant for their operation based in Manchester. Responsibilities will include working closely with the Purchasing department in establishing standard costs for component parts and reviewing: Work Orders, Routings and Bills of Material. This position will also assist the Site Controller and Business Unit Project Managers to understand "Project Costs" and "Cost at Completion".

Further aspects of the role include;

* Working with the local Operations and Supply Chain teams in reviewing variances to Standard Costs such as Purchase Price Variances, Work Order Variances, and Overhead Absorption.
* Assessing the root cause and drive solutions.
* Participate in the month-end closing process by reviewing variances, preparing journal entries, and reconciling Inventory and Cost of Goods sold accounts.

About You
It is essential you have the following skills and qualifications in order to apply for the role;

* Bachelor Degree (preferably in accounting)
* A minimum of 5 years experience within Cost Accounting
* Working in a cost accounting role within a Manufacturing environment that utilized an ERP System, preferably Oracle.
* Experience in Project Accounting is highly beneficial.
* Intermediate Excel skills

The successful candidate will work effectively in a fast paced and dynamic environment, work well with teams, and posses a desire to contribute to process improvement initiatives.

Our Client
Our client is a multi-national manufacturing business

Remuneration
£38,000 - £42,000 + Healthcare + Benefits