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Cost Accountant

Location: St Helens Salary: 33000 - 38000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 7 days ago Reference: 3068821
We are delighted to be able to support a £30m turnover Manufacturing Company with their search for a Cost Accountant. They have been trading for in excess of 30 years and their turnover is due to rise to £38m in the next year. This role will be based in St Helens.

You will report in to the Finance Director and will be part of a team of 5 people including Purchase Ledger & Credit Control.

Duties will include:

- Controlling £9m worth of Stock Costings
- Building a Cost Model to include Cost Centres
- Managing Product Costings
- Involvement in the Standard Costing process
- Ensuring the right commissions are being paid on margins
- Partnering with Operational Site teams in order to build strong Business Controlling
- Delivering weekly / monthly reporting on volume, manufacturing & material variances, yields, fixed costs & site margin to the Senior Management teams
- Ad-hoc standard costing as required by the UK planning team
- Ad-hoc reporting

Experience / Qualifications required:

- "Qualified by Experience" Accountant or Qualified Accountant
- Costing experience
- Manufacturing experience
- Expert Excel user
- Excellent understanding of how costs of products are built up, factoring in things like labour depreciation
- Fantastic communication skills
- Ability to deliver financial information to different divisions
- Working proficiency with Microsoft Dynamics would be useful

This role will pay a salary in the region of £33,000 - £38,000 + Pension + Holidays. Hours of work are 9am - 5pm, with half an hour for lunch.

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a business which is enjoying considerable growth. The role is very secure and you will be trusted to get on with the job in hand. It is a relatively stress-free working environment.

My Client wants to take their time to get the right person. If you're interested, please send my your CV by 5:30pm on Wednesday 16th August. They will look to hold interviews from week commencing 14th August and this will be a 2 stage interview process. An offer will be made shortly after the interview process is concluded.

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