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Cost Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Cheshire, Knutsford
GBP50000.0 - GBP60000.0 per annum + 55,000 plus benefits
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
Your new company are a highly entrepreneurial online retailer and have been a leader within their field for over 20 years. Their products are sold and distributed worldwide and after another successful year of substantial growth, they're now looking to strengthen their finance function with an experienced Cost and management Accountant.

Your new role
In your new role as Cost Accountant you will take ownership of the accounts for the 5 trading companies within the group. You'll produce the management accounts and provide analysis for senior management whilst also reporting directly into the Finance Director. You will manage the monthly stock valuations including the WIP. Prepare the annual budgets and manage the companies cashflow.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed within this high performing family run business you'll have experience working in owner managed businesses. You will be ACCA/CIMA or QBE and hold a real can do attitude to accounting. You'll have the ability to work with employees in and outside of finance, offering support and guidance throughout. You will have experience managing a small team. Sage 50 experience would be preferred.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary of £55,000 plus benefits. You'll join a business who's capitalising on the growing market of online retail. You will be given the autonomy to create change and improve processes to improve not only the finance function but the wider business. This role is 5 days a week onsite.

What you need to do now
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