Cost Accountant

Core Talent Recruitment Limited
£35k - £45k pa
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role
To work as part of the Commercial team, a Cost Accountant/Estimator is required for an Automotive business in Liverpool. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for a wide range of projects including:

  • Supporting the Commercial Manager to accurately build a business case for new product opportunities

  • Calculating the cost of products across the business

  • Analysis of large amounts of complex data

  • Ability to visualise processes and lean manufacturing methods to build into formal costing model

  • To liaise with the Operations & Financial Controller to ensure that all internal costing is accurate, and that appropriate financial controls are in place

  • To undertake margin contribution / ROFE calculations for the business

  • To monitor, analyse and report upon the impact of price / cost changes within the business

The Person


The ideal candidate will have operated as a Cost Accountant/Estimator and have experience in:

  • Engineering & Manufacturing environment

  • Automotive- TS16949

  • Proven track record within a similar costing environment is essential

  • Management accounts

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work independently to deliver results in a fast-paced challenging environment

  • Advanced Excel

  • Understanding of business cost structure and commercial costing models

  • Strong team player & self-starter

  • Ability to communicate with non-finance Managers


  • SAP experience

  • ACCA / CIMA or qualified by experience or Part-qualified

  • Engineering degree or equivalent HND experience

The Company
We are currently looking for a driven Cost Accountant engineer for a prestigious Tier 1 Automotive business.

Our client is a leading automotive supply business with a number of sites across the UK and worldwide. They offer fantastic routes for progression and development for those that come in and achieve.


Up to £45,000

37.5 hours per week

6 months probationary period

Pension Scheme up to 4%

Life assurance

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