Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merseyside, England
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Reference: 10360/001_1565687278
Contact Name: Josh Stirrett
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 10:07

Job Description

Resourcery Group are working with a leading manufacturing business based in Merseyside to recruit a Cost Accountant.

This is a fantastic career opportunity working as part of a business that is global in scope and reach and can offer unparalleled career development. Training and development are central to the business values and working as an integral part of a small but very talented Costing team you will play a central role in driving efficiencies across the function. The position has arisen as a result of the rapid career progression of the role incumbent who has now been promoted in to a more senior role - proof of the focus placed on career and not just the job.

The Cost Accountant's role will include:

  • Assisting with the annual budget and quarterly forecast preparation
  • 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
  • Control the transfer/journal of inventory transactions to the general ledger
  • Uploading monthly journals to general ledger
  • Assist with ad hoc reporting as required
  • Enhancing the reporting provided to internal stakeholders primarily using AX & External reporting sources.

You will need to be:

  • Qualified By Experience or ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified 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, AX, 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.