Cost Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

An established manufacturing business with a global presence and a turnover of approximately £70m. Renowned for being a top employer within Birmingham, they are currently seeking a Cost Accountant to join them on a permanent basis.

The Role:

You will report directly into the FC who will be able to provide training and support as you settle into the role. Your duties will include:

  • Working closely with the Sales and Purchasing departments to ensure current costs are correct and reviewing the profitability of new and existing business.
  • Providing sales personnel with cost estimates allowing informed decisions to be made regarding prices.
  • Analysing GM trends and making recommendations for improvement actions where appropriate.
  • Conducting monthly margin reviews, identifying trends and presenting findings via monthly Margin Improvement Meetings.

The Candidate:

It is essential that you have experience in a manufacturing environment and must have had some form of exposure to costing. You will need intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables and v lookups) and will be generally IT savvy. You will be able to communicate effectively with others as in the future you will be able to gain Business Partnering experience. You will be ambitious, intelligent and keen to learn from the FC in a fast paced but enjoyable role.

The Benefits:

You will be part of a reputable organisation who are one of the top employers within Birmingham. Study support can be provided if necessary and there can also be the opportunity for international travel if you desire (Chicago, China, Brazil etc). You will receive a competitive salary, excellent training and a number of other benefits.

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