Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caerphilly
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: 14051509/001_1570091597
Contact Name: Jasmin Barry
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2019 09:33

Job Description

Cost Accounting for an innovative manufacturing company - on the way to becoming the leaders in their field!

Client Details

Innovative manufacturing company, well on the way to becoming the global leaders in their field.


  • Responsible for the financial administration of raw material, WIP and finished goods inventory.

  • Recording of day to day transactions relating to all aspects of cost of sales, other production cost, inventory and fixed assets.

  • Completion of monthly Inventory balance sheet account reconciliation to GL, ensuring any differences are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Lead the stock count exercise as needed including year-end.

  • Gather, analyse and interpret data to determine all production costs of business activity, including material, labour, overhead & variances.

  • Ensure all the assets (fixed assets and inventory) are secure.

  • Ad hoc analysis of data related to any aspect of operational costs and items sold.

  • Develop pricing models and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Pricing analysis, determine cost and margin on specific products

  • Design and Implement internal controls and procedures.

  • Assist with the year end audit process and production of the internal and external accounts.

  • Assist in preparation of the business forecasts and budget process.

  • Act as a link between production, finance and other administration functions.

  • Involvement in planned IT system implementation and ongoing use of Oracle NetSuite.

  • Assist in the project management, process development, set up, testing and data migration of Oracle NetSuite.


PartQual or Qual Accountant with previous experience of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment. Effective communicator, with the ability to summarise and present complex issues. Able to work independently. Good knowledge of Oracle, Sage or a similar finance ERP system. Experienced user of Excel.

Job Offer

Join a leading innovative company at a really exciting time of growth and become part of their journey to be the leading manufacturing company in their field, on a global scale!