Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Four Financial Recruitment Ltd
Location
Darwen, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1238953619
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Role:
  • 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

Experience:
  • 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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