Cost Accountant

Recruiter
SI Recruitment
Location
West Harlsey
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client in Northallerton is looking to recruit a Cost Accountant on a 3-6 month basis to help improve their product costings and quote systems. Duties will include:

  • Accurate planning, studying and collecting data to determine the costs of business activities
  • Working closely with the Master Data Controller to ensure Bills of Materials (BOMs) are accurate and represent what is/would be used
  • Review and challenge assumptions for the BOM for all products
  • Design methods to continually review and improve all product costing and reporting processes
  • Working closely with the sales team, review current quote system for determining sales pricing
  • Streamline and improve quote system to ensure all costs are captured and the correct pricing decisions are being implemented to ensure we successfully win profitable business
  • Set up reporting to ensure that the validity of the quotes and assess the success of the quote system in delivering business at the appropriate margins.
  • Responsible for Inventory and Stock Reporting - including Valuations and control of Cost of Stock held
  • Review of stock adjustments performed by the factory
  • Support Commercial teams in respect of tenders
  • Review of monthly sales and margins to highlight products requiring further analysis
  • Maintenance of accruals such as shipping and energy accruals
  • In and out cost analysis
  • Sales analysis

Candidates will need to have previous experience within a FMCG, manufacturing or engineering type environment with experience of working with product costs. Be a strong communicator at all levels with the confidence to influence decisions and implement process changes.

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