Cost Accountant - Bournemouth - £Competitive

Recruiter
Bond Williams
Location
Bournemouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
1185853338
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An experienced and commercially focused Cost Accountant / Financial Analyst is required to join a leading manufacturer with a global presence based in Bournemouth. Working closely with the Operations Director, this is a newly created role following a recent restructure to support the commercial operations and decision making for the business. Offering a competitive salary and on-site parking.

As Cost Accountant you will be responsible for providing strategic insight in relation to costs and business performance to the Operations Director to assist with business decision making processes and future Business planning.

Responsibilities to include:

* Production of strategic insight in relation to planning and cost management

* Analysis of Costs against budgets

* Supervision of junior members of the Finance team including the Accounts Payable function.

* Production of annual business plan and monthly forecasts

* Ensuring the accurate data integrity of Purchase invoices

* Drive production efficiency through the tracking of cost saving initiatives

* Inventory control

* Variance Analysis including commentary

This is a great role for a qualified accountant who is looking to progress their career in a Financial Planning and Analysis direction and has a desire to influence business performance. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to forge strong working relationships at all levels across multiple teams. You will be well organised and have strong analytic skills coupled with a commercial focus to improve and support with production efficiency. Previous experience of working in a manufacturing setting in an analytic role will be advantageous. It goes without saying that this role will require strong system skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office and advance Excel competency.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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