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Cost Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Greater Manchester, Stockport, England
Up to GBP45000.00 per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Cost Accountant required for a rapidly growing manufacturing business in South Manchester

Your new company
This International Manufacturing Group in Manchester has achieved consistent growth in recent years to now sit as a key operator in the sector. The company has a collaborative, corporate office environment and looking to bring someone to lead the high performing group reporting team on an permanent basis.

Your new role
Supporting the Operations Financial Controller in the understanding and investigation of distribution & manufacturing variances vs standard costs. Maintaining/improving distribution volume and costs model. Business partnering the Head of Logistics and continuously challenging/supporting distribution initiatives. Meeting all reporting deadlines and ensure the highest standards of data integrity are maintained. Business partnering the procurement function to improve price variance reporting, providing insight and improving forecasting. Attend the daily/weekly operations meetings to support the operations teams with the review of operational performance and impact on financial result.

What you'll need to succeed
You'll be ACCA/CIMA Qualified or QBE working within the Manufacturing sector. You'll have extensive cost accounting experience and have the ability to business partner across the wider business. The client will favour candidates who have manufacturing experience within a larger multinational. You will also have a strong comprehension of various risk and control frameworks, alongside a drive and ambition to take on responsibility in a successful and growing organisation.

What you'll get in return
You will get a competitive salary of up to £50,000 and be part of a team that collaborates well to get success and support growth conducted across a range of geographies and products. The business offers a very flexible hybrid model with the availability of working 3 days from home alongside free onsite parking. You will be given the autonomy to create your own policies and procedures to improve the finance function. Progression opportunities can be seen from the outset.

What you need to do now
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