Cost Accountant

Posted 15 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accountancy & Finance
Contact NameMary Quinn

Job description

Cost Accountant


Vickerstock are currently working alongside our leading Manufacturing Client to recruit for a Cost Accountant based in Dungannon. The Cost Accountant will work within the finance team and be responsible for providing the management team with accurate and timely information. The Cost Accountant will report to the Financial Controller and will be responsible for all areas of Cost Accounting.

The Cost Accountant will be responsible for the following;

  • Evaluate existing machine costings - materials, labour and overhead setting of annual standard costs.
  • Review of machine margins.
  • Review and the management of the NPPD process for new machines costings.
  • Prepare costing information to assist with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Management of inventories - obsolete inventory, cycle counts approvals, cycle stats and audits.
  • Month end inventory org close and provision of information to assist in the financial monthly close cycle.
  • Monthly financial spend and absorption trackers for management review.
  • Identify and execute cost reduction opportunities in the business.
  • Prepare analysis of direct labour efficiencies monthly and quarterly.
  • Assist the Financial Controller to prepare all site scorecards and Managements packs.

The Cost Accountant must be able to demonstrate to following;

  • Previous experience working within Cost Accountancy of a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Strong systems knowledge and proficient in Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft word.
  • Experience of working with Oracle would also be desirable though not essential.
  • The ability to work to prioritise and thrive under pressure in a fast-moving business meeting tight deadline.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You must also be able to demonstrate that you are a results focused individual with the energy and drive to make it happen.
  • A third level education, ideally in an Accounts capacity CIMA/ACCA/ACA, is desirable

Contact Mary Quinn to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page

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