Part Time Costing Assistant

18 Jun 2019
16 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time Costing Assistant - Redditch

20 - 25 hours per week - flexible in hours spread over 4 - 5 days Mon to Fri

Salary: GBP14 - GBP15 per hour depending on experience

My client is a world-renowned engineering company who are searching for a part time costing assistant to replace a retiring employee.

Responsibilities to include:

* Analysis of actual manufacturing costs and preparation of reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

* Analysis of data collected and recording comparison of results, including variance analysis

* Making estimates of new and proposed product costs

* Providing management with reports specifically comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services

* Maintaining cost accounting system

* Assisting in month end close of the general ledger with specific responsibility for raw materials, WIP and finished goods inventory valuations, including reconciliation of them

* Conducting physical inventories and monitoring cycle count programme

* Responsibility for revenue recognition and cost accruals for projects and the business in general

* Review of moving average prices, standard costs and overhead absorption rates on periodic basis

* Establish and publish KPI's to monitor plant utilisation, efficiency and profitability

* Review and report on overheads/utilisation by cost centre on a periodic basis

* Produce various reports relating to sales/stock/WIP and purchases as well as any ad-hoc reports and duties as required

Skills and experience required:

* Preferably minimum of 2 solid years of Accounting experience in a Manufacturing Environment

* Must have a good understanding of cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles, procedures and cost control

* Computer Literate - Strong Excel and Access skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word

* Preferably experience with SAP

* Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information

To apply please email with your CV & brief cover letter or alternatively call (phone number removed) for further info