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Cost Accountant

Location: COLNBROOK, BERKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 3
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-301156

My client in Colnbrook have a full time permanent vacancy. 

They are requiring a Cost Accountant who will be a valued member of their team, supporting the development of their costing, inventory and planning systems

As the Cost Accountant your main responsibilities are: 

Responsible for timely and accurate development, processing and reporting of internal costing data.
Liaison with finance, productions and operations to analyse product cost for new and existing products.
Analysis of product cost changes and associated variance analysis.
Highlighting issues that impact product costs.
Periodic participation in finished goods, stores and third party stock take.
The timely and accurate production of stock information (weekly/period)
Investigate and reconcile physical stock counts compared with system counts.
Update stock system prices/scales working with commercial/production departments.
Assistance with preparation of periodic management accounts.
Prepare and distribute nominal ledger pack, including fixed assets additions/capital monitoring.
Develop and improve costing, inventory and planning systems
Develop and improve standard costings
Creating management reports to help monitor operating profitability
Prepare cost of sales analysis for budget and forecast reviews
Weekly KPI reporting and commentary
Day to day product costings
Data analysis for cost and manufacturing within the business
Developing the product costing model

Working closely with supply chain                                                                                      Purchasing to drive efficiencies                                                                                                  Assist with the cost budget, analysing data, following up on queries and making cost comparisons        Produce final product costs for selected affiliates within the group of companies                              Ensure all Master Data relevant to product costing is accurate, highlighting variances and reporting on a monthly basis                                                                                                                          Ad hoc duties within the finance team

If you are ACA/ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified

Experience within manufacturing is desirable. 

 

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