Costing Analyst

Page Personnel Finance
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Page Personnel are working with a well-known and established manufacturing company based near Chester.

Client Details

With a £200m+ turnover and a growing presence in the UK and European markets, the company offers a stable working environment, as well as the excitement of growth and development within a competitive sector. For the Costing Analyst role, they will offer the successful applicant a really dynamic and exciting position with scope for progression into a more senior finance role.


Reporting to the UK FD, your role is to maintain the costing processes, including detailed investigation and reporting of variances relating to material, labour and overhead. Other duties include:

  • Control of all product costing within the system, focusing on raw materials and finished goods, labour, overheads and subcontractors
  • Maintain all inter company pricing
  • Investigate, analyse and report on purchase price and manufacturing variances
  • Report and forecast on profit improvement projects
  • Assist in the control of stock checks, with reconciliations on stock gain and loss, and stock revaluations
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets for labour, materials and overheads


For the Costing Analyst role, we are looking for the following:

  • Strong and demonstrable experience of costing within a manufacturing environment
  • Good academic background, ideally to degree level
  • Excellent communicator with a flexible and adaptable approach
  • Inquisitive nature and not afraid to challenge the norm
  • Continuous improvement mindset

Job Offer

The Costing Analyst package will include:

  • Salary paying £20-25,000
  • Possibility of study support in the future
  • 24 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Great opportunity for progression