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Cost Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Grimsby, England, Lincolnshire
Up to GBP50000.0 per annum + 50000
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Your new company
Our client, a leading global manufacturing business, with sites across the world, is looking to recruit for the job of Cost Accountant, to be based at its site in Grimsby, North-East Lincolnshire. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a company offering a culture that values innovation, quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction.

Your new role
Product costs for new and existing products.

* Building and maintaining costing models/bills of material.

* Providing information on product costs, including "what if" analysis and advising best course of action for the business.

* Partnering with New Product Development to assess cost implications of product/product changes.

* Partnering with Commercial BP to ensure understanding of costings to give the best view of tenders and new business.

* Provide analysis and information to support business tenders.

* Evaluating raw material alternatives and advising on the cost impacts of these options and recommending the best use.

* Provide and undertake scenario analysis for key stakeholders on an ad-hoc basis

* Supporting the department on inflation calculations to assist with inflation recovery.

* Aid costing evaluation for any continuous improvement projects and advise if they are viable or not.

* Liaise and aid the management of current by-product stocks and approve any ad hoc sales.

* Implement and develop smarter ways of working within systems and processes.

* Ad-hoc project work.

* Managing 2 finance staff

What you'll need to succeed
* Strong excel skills are essential - VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Pivot tables etc.

* Numerate with attention to detail.

* Able to manage a small team and uphold accountable and accurate standards in the ways of working.

* Able to work within a matrix structure.

* Excellent communicator, both written and in verbal form.

* Logical thinker with the ability to create solutions to problems.

* Ability to multitask and organise workloads effectively to meet parallel deadlines.

* The role would suit an experienced cost accountant looking for more responsibility and progression from their current role.
What you'll get in return
* Competitive Salary

* Competitive Contributory Pension

* Online Benefits Hub

* Life assurance scheme

* Free onsite parking

What you need to do now

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