Accountant

Recruiter
ESS Holdings
Location
Livingston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1235896947
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MANAGEMENT / COST ACCOUNTANT
PERMANENT BASED LIVINGSTON - EXCELLENT SALARY AND PACKAGE ON OFFER
ESS Recruit's client is based in Livingston. Well established, they are a high technology equipment supplier into a range of sectors; including, medical devices, electronics and oil and gas. Their Gas Chromatograph business is expanding. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing local company, one which forms part of a larger group of companies.
In this role you will report into the Financial Controller and you will be accountable for monthly reporting, variance analysis and standard costing.

Duties:
  • Maintenance of the standard costing system in our ERP package (Epicor) for both the UK and Netherlands site.
  • Assisting with the costing and bill of material cost roll ups and variances.
  • Monthly reporting of gross margin, inventory variances and sales margins.
  • A team member of Epicor projects including CRM, configurator and quoting.
Skills:
  • Previous experience of costing, ideally in a manufacturing environment, with a complex bespoke final product.
  • Part to fully qualified in CIMA/ACA/ACCA, ideally a CIMA finalist, but not essential.
  • Extensive costing, inventory management and variance analysis experience.
  • Experienced in monthly reporting and presenting variances, trends and forecasts.
  • Experience in process mapping and SOX would be advantageous.
  • Would be beneficial to have some European languages skills (especially Dutch and French).
  • Willingness to travel to our sites in France and the Netherlands.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a very well established Scottish OEM business going through extensive growth globally. Good prospects with a growing company which forms part of a larger global group. The successful candidate will benefit from an excellent base salary, plus a comprehensive benefits package including: bonus, company pension, life insurance and a flexible weekly working pattern that allows an early finish on a Friday. You can expect to receive assistance with training and progression with accounting qualifications and excellent exposure to a global growing company with a bespoke product.

To learn more about this role please send your CV to our recruitment partner at ESS Recruit Katie Hydes.

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