Cost Accountant

Role Description

Senior Cost Accountant

Cpl are working with a Global Manufacturing company who are the premier business in their field as they seek to add a Senior Cost Accountant to their team. Based in Cookstown, the successful candidate will liaise with finance department and relevant stakeholders to review actual costs and revenues on each project and co-ordinate monthly cost variance analysis and will play a key role in ensuring that all forecast project costs and revenues are recorded and reported accurately.
This role will offer interesting and challenging business projects that will allow the successful candidate to continue to develop professionally. You will be an integral part of a highly skilled, fast growing company, who will offer support and a wealth of knowledge.


  • Run project cost reports from the accounting system for each live project
  • Compare the actual project costs to the project budget.
  • Coordinate with the project managers to understand any variances of the actual costs to the budget costs.
  • Ensure that all project bills of materials are accurate and that all necessary stock transfers in and out of the project have been completed accurately and timely, making any corrections as necessary to ensure that our project margins are reported correctly
  • Review current stock lists with the design engineer and project manager
  • Report any movements in forecast revenue or costs for the projects to Finance for inclusion in the monthly management accounts.
  • Ensure that any learnings from the variance analysis are fed back for inclusion in future pricing & proposals.
  • Identify meaningful KPIs and implement processes/process improvements in order to achieve them.
  • Any other duties within reason and capability associated with this role.

The Candidate

  • Degree in Accounting / Business / Engineering
  • Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a financial or commercial role
  • Previous experience as a project or contract accountant
  • Previous exposure to engineering, manufacturing & factory environments

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy job please apply via the link below or contact Darrach Teague in the strictest confidence on 02890725622

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