Cost Accountant - World leading Manufacturing Business

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Grimsby
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for a costing focused Management Accountant to join an industry leading manufacturing business.

Client Details

My client is part of a global organisation who is a world leader in their market.

Description

  • Prepare monthly management accounts and corporate reporting information, pro-actively investigate variances and discrepancies, discusses with Controller providing explanations where necessary.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts including Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash flow.
  • Audit and verify raw material, finished goods and production data on the factory systems and monthly raw material consumptions.
  • Develop reporting tools to provide reliable, timely and accurate cost information to the relevant department heads.
  • Pro-actively report relevant production data to the manufacturing team.
  • Produce monthly production/sales/stock reconciliations and reports.
  • Conduct twice yearly finished goods and pulp stock checks and produces reconciliations.
  • Develop monthly reporting tools to provide reliable, timely and accurate product cost information.
  • Deputise for the Financial Controller on cost accounting issues.
  • Manage the accounting and detailed reporting of all Factory cost centres, liasing with managers in the UK and Austria as and when required.
  • Perform monthly Balance Sheet Account reconciliations with regards to Raw Material and Finished Goods Stocks.
  • Enter relevant monthly and budget/forecast data into LPCS.
  • Ensure that procedures associated with the above responsibilities are in place and up to date.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial, operational and commercial exercises/information/reports.
  • Responsible for ensuring that internal and external Safety, Health & Environmental standards are met in terms of both work performance and behaviour.

Profile

  • The ideal candidate will be ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified or Qualified by experience
  • Highly numerate and IT literate including SAP and MSExcel.
  • Able to meet reporting deadlines and prioritise.
  • Understands relevant accounting standards.
  • Good communicator both verbal and written.
  • Self motivated and able to work unsupervised.
  • Able to identify, develop and adopt new practices
  • Cost accounting experience.
  • Demonstrates high professional standards regarding accuracy, integrity and confidentiality.

Job Offer

Excellent Package & benefits on offer