Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merseyside
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: 10026/001
Contact Name: Allison Hodgkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 03, 2017 13:46

Job Description

This is a great opportunity to work for a global multinational manufacturing company with a base in Merseyside. They have grown rapidly and are looking to bolster their Cost Accounting team by newly creating this position.

The Cost Accountant's role will include:

  • Assisting with the annual budget and quarterly forecast preparation

  • Enhancing the reporting provided to internal stakeholders primarily using SAP & External reporting sources.

  • Identifying, analysing and reporting manufacturing cost variances

  • Reviewing and controlling significant balance sheet postings and balances

  • Regularly updating standard costs and authorising new product costings

  • Monitor and reconcile GRNI accounts, stock, WIP accounts

  • the transfer/journal of inventory transactions to the general ledger

  • Uploading monthly journals to general ledger

  • Assist with ad hoc reporting as required

You will need to be:

  • Qualified ACCA, CIMA or QBE with practical cost accounting experience

  • Have experience of working in a medium/large business environment and have costing and variance reporting knowledge

  • Preferably have knowledge of Business Objects, a large ERP system such as SAP or Oracle and Excel

  • Ability to work accurately with detailed information and to deadlines

This role is accessible from Liverpool, Chester, North Wales, Warrington, Wirral, Runcorn and South Manchester.