Cost Accountant

Four Financial Recruitment Ltd
Darwen, UK
19 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cost Accountant

Based: Blackburn

Salary: highly dependent on experience, free parking, staff discounts, on-site gym

Our client is a fantastic, rapidly expanding company who have doubled turnover in the last 5 years and expect to do it again in their next 5 year plan. The company manufactures and supplies a range of well-known products globally, they have a number of their own UK sites and have recently acquired companies in their industry to keep increasing their business portfolio. They have just created a brand new vacancy for a Cost Accountant on a permanent basis to work alongside the Management Accountant, reporting into the Head of Finance.

This is a really exciting time to join, which could see your role/career change dramatically with the business growth.

  • Monthly reporting on business costs - business partnering with manufacturing, sales to manage costs effectively
  • Preparing monthly cost analysis, budgets and forecasts
  • Monthly WIP and inventory valuations, reconciling to general ledger and investigating
  • Implementing and managing new costing system - cost roll up for new/existing products ensuring fully accurate and consistent through wider business
  • Reviewing product and customer profitability margins, setting KPI's and reporting to CFO
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on price impacts/cost changes throughout the business
  • Challenging costings/assumptions, sample rates with manufacturing along with down time, machine performance reporting at month end
  • Regularly updating standard costs and authorising new product costings - reconciling GRNI, Stock and WIP accounts
  • Reviewing, developing and implementing new costing/stock processes and controls
  • Supporting with developing forecasting, reporting and ERP system enhancements
  • Assisting with monthly management accounts, P&L, fixed assets, VAT returns when required

  • Qualified, Part-Qualified, QBE Accountant
  • Experience of cost/stock is essential
  • Ability to business partner with manufacturing/operations and challenge costings
  • Strong systems experience and able to implement procedures/processes
  • Ability to adapt to change and business growth

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for an Accountant looking to grow within a business and join at an exciting time.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration

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