Cost Accountant - Newport

Recruiter
Additional Resources Ltd
Location
Grangetown
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cost Accountant Newport – Fixed Term 12 months maternity cover

£depending on experience + Bonus + 33 Days Holiday + Pension

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a market leader in a position that offers excellent benefits and excellent prospects.

The Company

The company are an industry leader within the semi-conductor industry with an excellent reputation for training and development and a low turnover of staff due to staff satisfaction.

Primary Purpose of Role:

The role forms a vital part of the Operational Finance team, which maintains a focus on enhancing business partnering activities within Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations for a large Global Manufacturing Organisation. You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of inventory, ensuring robust controls, and providing management information for the control of inventory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and production of monthly management accounts with variance analysis and supporting commentary
  • Inventory controls to include; inventory reconciliations and preparation of monthly inventory schedules
  • Develop and prepare monthly KPI’s
  • Perform quarterly obsolescence reviews and investigate reasons for obsolescence
  • Ensure accuracy and control in transactional processing within Stores
  • Co-ordinate annual stock takes and regular cycle counts
  • Provide inventory management support by reviewing inventory transactions and adjustments
  • Challenge and measure manufacturing and purchasing effectiveness
  • Ensure and maintain accurate product costs
  • Support standard cost review process, and assist with Group costing activities
  • Review current procedures and processes with the view to suggesting and implementing improvements
  • Assist with maintaining and developing strong internal controls and ensure compliance with SOX requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel with a range of advanced Excel skills (including lookups, pivots etc)
  • Good knowledge of ERP accounting software, preferably Oracle
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, dynamic organisation
  • Experience working in standard cost environment
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyse data to draw actionable conclusions
  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information to wide range of stakeholders
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

Key Behavioural Competencies:

  • Investigative and a good eye for detail
  • A good team player, willing to assist others when required
  • Focus on continuous improvement and not afraid to challenge processes and procedures
  • Keen to add value and support business initiatives
  • Resilient and works well under pressure
  • Eagerness to learn and develop
Qualifications:
  • Qualified / Part-qualified, finance / accounting qualification e.g. CIMA / ACCA
  • Costing and inventory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Preferably a knowledge and exposure to SOX practices

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