Cost Accountant - Manufacturing

Recruiter
Bowmay Consulting Ltd
Location
Rochdale
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an ACCA Qualified Accountant or a highly experienced QBE from the manufacturing industry?

Do you want to work for a down-to-earth business that has some very exciting growth plans?

Yes? Then read on!

The Company

A very well-established and respected local business. The team here are extremely welcoming and friendly - yet super professional!

The Role

You will be responsible for ensuring all products manufactured across the group are costed accurately to allow senior management to make decisions based on reliable information. This role will also work with the Technical and Sales teams with the costing of new product developments.

You will be a key part of the finance team and will be involved in the management of stock takes and the production of month-end and year-end accounts across the group.

Duties will involve;

Working closely with the General Managers and operational staff across multiple sites to ensure all products have accurate standard costs, manufacturing instructions and bills of material.
Calculation of costs for new products taking in to account raw material cost, machine time, labour costs and relevant overheads.
Updating the costings of existing products to account for changes in currency exchange rates, staff pay, supplier prices, production methods etc.
Responding quickly to internal requests to provide new or updated costings.
Key involvement in the annual budgetary process, calculating the labour and overhead absorption rates to be used for the forthcoming year.
Responsible for completing month end stock valuations and the resultant accounting journals.
Co-ordinating month-end and year-end stocktakes.
Working closely with the external auditors to assist them with their work on the year end stock figures.
Ensuring the month-end GRNI accruals balance to purchase receipt reports.
Ad hoc reports and investigations
The Candidate

You will have an excellent work ethic with the ability to communicate with people at all levels - a good sense of humour and a down to earth approach is key!
A qualified finance professional with experience of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.
A willingness to take a hands on approach and get out on the shop floor to see how products are made and how the costs are built up.
Experienced at performing and managing stock takes.
Strong interpersonal, communication and commercial skills.
Solid technical ability.
Strong analytical skills.
Attention to detail.
High level Excel skills including the use of Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP etc.
Experience of using MRP/ERP systems.
The Benefits

33 days holiday
Competitive Pension Scheme
Life Assurance
Healthcare
Free parking

If this role sounds like what you are looking for then don't delay - apply today!

WE REGRET THAT DUE TO HIGH VOLUMES OF APPLICATIONS WE ARE UNABLE TO RESPOND TO UNSUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS

Similar jobs

Similar jobs