Cost Accountant (16 hours per week)

Elevation Recruitment
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing business based in Sheffield who are hoping to bring on a driven, dynamic Costing Accountant for c16 hours per week.

My client are very well established and currently have a rare opportunity for a newly qualified or late part qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA candidate, to support the Finance Director in producing financial reports and costing analysis. They will also consider candidates Qualified By Experience.

The job role is extremely wide and varied and the individual must be able to manage competing demands for time and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

This will be part of a job-share role and there are flexibility with regards to days, however the successful candidate will be happy to work between 16-18 hours per week.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:

* To report relevant, accurate and timely management accounting information in order to facilitate management decision making
* To be responsible for submitting information to the Group Finance Team as requested
* To prepare and report the daily, weekly and monthly management information
* To maintain the standard costing system and regularly update
* To assist the Finance Director in forecasting, monitoring and reporting
* To co-ordinate stock-takes ensuring that the computer records accurately reflect the physical count, eg cut off procedures etc
* To ensure that customers are progressed to pay on time, and to progress queries raised by customers in order to facilitate payments
* Any other duties as required
* This post requires a high level of Excel skills, and includes daily use of pivot tables and excel formulae (in particular Vlookups and If statements)
* Reconciliation of all stock and relevant provision accounts

To be successful for this role you MUST have the following attributes:-

* A CIMA/ACCA/ACA newly qualified or nearly qualified accountant
* Knowledge of the Syteline ERP system would be an advantage
* Capable of delivering first-rate financial and business management support
* Be a highly motivated, hardworking, and focused individual
* Have some experience of finance systems and/or process improvement
* Good analytical skills and strong Excel
* Have excellent verbal/written communication skills, negotiation skills and a strong customer focus

This will be a truly development role which will allow the successful individual to gain good exposure to a whole site accounting function and month end in a dynamic and fast paced accounting environment.

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss

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