Cost and Management Accountant

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
13 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
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Contract Type
Cost and Management Accountant

We are recruiting for a Cost and Management Accountant in the Redditch Area. My client is a global leader in their field

As a Cost and Management Accountant you will need to have:

* We are looking for part CIMA qualified (not fully qualified) at the beginning of the road with CIMA, maybe 2-3 exams completed up to intermediate level

* You must be highly motivated and possess strong analytical, written and oral skills

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent professional qualification (CIMA / ACCA part qualified)

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software.

* Working knowledge of MFG Pro preferred.

* Previous experience of US GAAP / Sarbannes Oxley reporting an advantage


* Salary: GBP30,000

* Working Hours: Mon - Thu: 8am - 4.45pm, Fri: 8am - 1pm

* Location: Redditch

* Duration: Permanent

Role of a Cost and Management Accountant:

* Manage cost accounting system in entirety. Support the Controller in completing financial analysis for management with a high level of problem-solving skills and ability to communicate effectively across functional lines.

* Work with other members of the Finance function as an effective team.

* Complete monthly reporting of 5209 UK Ducting Ledger through Encore & DFT packages in a timely and accurate manner.

* Monitor standard, manufacturing and operational profit during the month, and understand and explain variances to forecast to ensure no surprises during month-end close.

* Complete month end journal entry through Oracle ERP System and reconciliation tasks for UK Ducting and Lakeside General Ledgers.

* To assist in SOX compliance and complete specific monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations in a SOX friendly format.

* Reconciliation of Inter Company Payables Accounts

* Maintain the Fixed Asset Register and ensure all additions accounted for correctly. Manager the CAR request and approval process.

* Develop and understand labour and overhead rates and manage the annual standard cost update.

* Exert strong controls over inventory and E&O, including the preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations and working alongside production to ensure obsolete inventory is correctly accounted for.

* Assist in the annual physical inventory / ongoing cycle counts by ensuring adequate controls and procedures and completing all required documentation for Group. Assist Inventory controller in ad-hoc PI specific requirements.

* Trouble shoot existing accounting systems to correct problems. Develop new procedures and process improvements to enhance financial control and reporting.

* To complete preparation of profit plan and departmental budgets for UK Ducting and maintenance of Reporting Templates and Encore & DFT systems as required by Group

* To participate in the Quality and Lean activities of the department, including BOS

* Become cross-trained throughout the department and deputise for the AP and AR team members, ensuring that we maintain performance levels during times of peak workload and absence / holidays.

Benefits of working with us as a Cost and Management Accountant:

Pension up to 8% employer contribution

Life assurance (x2 or x3 annual salary if pension member)

Flexible benefits including health cash plan, buy/sell holiday option, etc

Employee discounts

Sick pay

25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays

38 hrs per week (Mon - Thu: 8am - 4.45pm with 30 min lunch break, Fri: 8am - 1pm)

If you are interested in the above role, please click apply