Cost Accountant

Greenwell Gleeson
£35,000 per annum
13 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Greenwellgleeson are recruiting for the position of Cost Accountant for a SME Manufacturing business. The position is paying up to £40k for the right candidate

The main purpose of the role is to provide support to the Finance Manager in monitoring and controlling costs, maintaining controls and ensuring the financial integrity of the accounting function and reporting.

Key Accountabilities:

Focus on cost control including:
* Interrogation, reconciliation and analysis of key costs and supporting documentation
* Conduct pricing reviews and maintain pricing databases
* Hold, review and update supplier contracts
* Process mapping, reviewing and improvement implementation
Assist in the production of company reporting including:
* Efficiency reporting of fleet
* Profitability reporting on subcontracted work
* Short term forecasts
Assist with preparation of the management accounts through:
* Accruals, pre payments and journals
* Ensuring appropriate allocation of costs and income between cost centres
* Analytical review of general ledgers
* Reconciliations of balance sheets
* Production of the month end pack
* Contribute to the production of company budgets and forecasts
* Various products as requested by management.

Person Spec

You will have at least 2 years experience in a similar role, this is ideal for someone looking to take that step up from an assistant to a lead position.
You will be highly IT literate with particular focus on Excel.
You will have come from a Manufacturing background with either AAT or a relevant Degree, and be part qualified ACCA / CIMA / ACA.