Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Heyland Recruitment
Location
Winsford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1243275806
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working for an impressive manufacturing organisation you will work alongside the Financial Controller and take full responsibility for the all costing models and inventory accounting functions:

Duties will include:
  • Plan, study and collect data to determine costs such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour.
  • Analysing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • Provide accurate standard costs
  • Analysing actual costs and producing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • Analysing audits of costs and preparing reports
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Prepare weekly financial costings and report & explain variances
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger & reconciliation of weeklies to monthlies
  • Oversees physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
  • Reconciles physical inventories & WIP to stock system & general ledger
  • Developing inventory analysis reports and analysing variances
  • Assisting in the improvement of internal controls related to inventory

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Demonstrable costing and stock control experience in a similar role
  • Strong Cost systems background
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Sound understanding of GAAP
  • Computer Literate - Strong Excel & Word skills
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of standard costs

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