Cost Accountant

Role Description

Our client a leader in the FMCG Sector, are currently hiring a Cost Accountant to join their growing team.  Excellent opportunity for the right candidate

Cost Accountant


Job Title:    CostAccountant

Job Function:  Finance


-       Investigate variances in the gross margin including detailed product margin and manufacturing line profitability analysis

-       Analyse actual manufacturing costs and prepare weekly reports comparing standard costs to actual

-       Produce various management reports to deadlines

-       Review and maintenance of standard costing, BOMs and related costing processes

-       Preparation of costing analysis for new products and business proposals

-       Financial control of inventory including accounting, valuation and obsolescence management

-       Support the preparation of budgets including the development of robust forecast and budget models

-       Support production managers in understanding product costs and driving improvement in product margins

-       Support the project management office with financial analysis

-       Contribute to the continuous improvement of the efficiency and contribution of the finance function

-       Prepare ad-hoc analysis as required

Key Relationships:

-       Working with the wider management team to deliver strategic objectives of the business

Experience, Knowledge, Competencies and Skills required:

-       CIMA / ACCA / ACA with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a similar finance role

-       Strong cost systems experience with excellent numerical and analytical skills

-       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

-       Motivated, self-starter with background in process improvement

-       Ability to adopt to multiple tasks and a changing environment

-       Computer literacy and a high level of Excel expertise essential

-       Experience of integrated ERP and Lean Systems advantageous

-       Fluency of English both written and verbal

 For more information please call Rachel on 01 5005911 or email an upto date CV to

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