Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Goldhawk Associates
Location
Kent
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Goldhawk Associates are pleased to be working exclusively with an innovative and market leading organisation based in Mid Kent who are looking to recruit a commercially minded Cost Accountant. Reporting to the Finance Director your key tasks will include:

- Determine cost of operations by establishing standard costs and analysing variances
- Assisting with the preparation of the management accounts
- Provide an in depth analysis of monthly results including production variances
- Preparing cost models incorporating volume fluctuations and changes to the manufacturing and packaging strategies
- Identifying cost drivers and initiate cost reduction opportunities
- Provide support with the budgeting and forecasting processes
- Ensure the appropriate valuation of inventory and cost of goods sold, including labour and overhead into standard costs
- Record and analyse inventory levels and generate consignment reports to external customers in an accurate and timely manner
- Lead the weekly and annual inventory counts from a financial perspective and liaise with the warehouse on appropriate processes and controls
- Document all accounting processes and ensure compliance with accounting standards and the group control matrix
- Develop the SAP ERP system to achieve the outputs as required for all stakeholders

This is an exciting time to join the business in a diverse and challenging role where you will be able to make a real difference as they implement a number of new processes.
Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/77566891