Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: 3682358_1569596309
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2019 15:58

Job Description

Cost Accountant - Part-Time or Full-Time - Based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire - £35,000-£45,000 per annum

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are exclusively partnering with a well-established and leading engineering/manufacturing organisation looking to recruit an experienced and hands-on Cost Accountant (ideally full-time may consider part-time). Working with and reporting into the Group Financial Controller based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire this is a varied finance position where you will be involved in various projects along with analysing and controlling costs to maximise efficiency across various sites within the group. This is a newly created role and will be tailored around the right candidate.

Your new role

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller you will analyse data to determine costs of business activity including raw material purchases, labour and overheads. You will compare actual manufacturing costs with standard costs, implement processes and accountability to improve manufacturing costs along with providing management reports and analysis based on profitability of the company's products. Along with this you will work closely with the wider business to generate cost reduction, develop cost accounting systems and improve financial processes. You will assist in month-end procedures and general ledger, supporting the Group Financial Controller in ad-hoc projects as the business grows further.

What you'll need to succeed

For this hands-on and varied Cost Accountant role you must have experience within a similar position, with knowledge of standard costing, costing processes and analysis. This role is open to part-qualified/qualified CIMA/ACCA candidates or professionals who are qualified by experience. You will need strong communication skills to build relationships at all levels within the group along with ideally having experience within a manufacturing organisation. It would be advantageous if you have Microsoft Navision experience.

What you'll get in return

This is an exciting permanent opportunity to join a market leading Manufacturing organisation where you can really impact the finance function and the wider business based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Offering a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum with competitive benefits as the Cost Accountant, including on-site parking, flexible working hours, pension scheme and more. This permanent Cost Accountant position is full-time or part-time dependable on your needs.

What you need to do now

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