Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Wilkinson and Associates
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£300 per day
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a large Financial Services organisation based in Edinburgh, is looking for a Cost Accountant for a busy contract role. This is initially offered as a 3 month contract with the potential to extend and will be paying up to £300 per day. The team you will be joining sits within the Central Finance team and is involved with the accurate and consistent charging of costs within the shared service functions. This provides the wider business with an end to end view of business unit profitability and increases awareness of cost implications of on-going and new business activity. The main responsibilities of the role are: *Provide regular and insightful business partnering across the business and develop effective relationships with suppliers *Provide robust and timely MI to support decision making *Process improvement to consistently evaluate risk policies and procedures *Develop and implement processes to deliver Group policy About you: *Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ICAS, ACCA, ICAEW or equivalent) *Previous business partnering experience *Ability to ensure robust and accurate processes are put in place *Attention to detail when presenting data *Previous forecasting and planning experience *Advanced Excel skills