Project Cost Accountant

Job Title: Project Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3655139_1565717561
Contact Name: Andrew Piercy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 18:32

Job Description

My client is a manufacturing business based in Tewkesbury, looking to take on an Interim Cost Accountant for a period of 3-4 months.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the role focuses on the continued development of Oracle-based inventory and costing processes in order to improve inventory valuation and gross margin analysis, to provide robust financial information and accounting control, and to provide effective, efficient analysis and support to Manufacturing and Operations.


To perform the existing monthly Excel-based inventory valuation as part of the month-end process to gain an understanding of the process "as is" and to identify opportunities for transition to Oracle processing;

Work with the Financial Controller and wider team to:

  • Walk through the existing material flow process to identify opportunities for improvement, and to eliminate manual intervention and Excel at every opportunity.
  • Improve, develop and automate inventory-related activities utilising Oracle, particularly bills of materials, backflushing, stocktaking, materials planning, etc.
  • Create and Maintain standard prices in the Oracle system and develop calculation of Standard prices through Oracle Costed Bills of Materials removing reliance on offline Costing models
  • Produce a realistic, but achievable, timed development plan
  • Implement a robust Oracle-based process for the complete material flow cycle
  • Provide support and training to staff.

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