Cost/Project Accountant

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Four Financial Recruitment Limited
Blackburn, UK
18 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cost/Project Accountant

Based: Blackburn

Salary: up to £40k highly dependent on experience, good benefits, excellent opportunity for progression

Our client is a fantastic, rapidly expanding SME based in Blackburn actively looking for a forward-thinking Accountant to join them as part of their growth. The business operate in a niche industry, providing large retail/wholesale customers with end to end services through manufacturing and operations. With their manufacturing site based onsite in Blackburn, they are looking for a Cost Accountant to join managing all internal cost finances alongside ad-hoc system projects

  • Business partnering with internal departments to gain information on finances/costings for each department, setting budgets and educating on cost escalations
  • Formulating reports on business costs and educating financially business departments to increase profits
  • Preparing annual budgets and forecasts alongside Directors for each department
  • Managing gross margins and understanding P&L throughout the business
  • Increasing profits through cost centre management and reducing financial waste
  • Inventory and stock control through Excel/systems
  • Project management - working alongside Director/Board to implement new systems in the future or ad-hoc financial projects
  • Acting as internal super-user on systems, SQL writing through various reports
  • Ability to change processes/procedures within current system, SQL writing when required

  • ACCA/CIMA qualified Accountant
  • Experience of costing processes and gross margins
  • Strong IT skills - Excel, excellent on systems and able to learn quickly
  • SQL report writing skills - essential

In return, this company will offer a fantastic platform to develop professionally within a growing SME, working directly under an impressive Director. Fantastic opportunities to grow and develop rapidly in an up and coming business.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration

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