Cost Accountant -Fantastic Company & Bonus Scheme

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Carnforth
Salary
£27,000 per annum
Posted
27 Jun 2018
Closes
30 Aug 2018
Sector
Accountancy
My exclusive client based in the Carnforth area, are currently recruiting for a Cost Accountant to join their rapidly growing business on a full time and permanent basis. In return, you will benefit from a friendly and dynamic working environment as well as a generous salary and bonus scheme. Reporting to the Finance Director, your key responsibilities will include the following: - Working with the Management Team and the Operational Staff to ensure products have accurate standard costs, manufacturing instructions and bills of material - Calculation of costs for new products taking in to account raw material cost, machine time, labour costs and relevant overheads - Update the costings of existing products to account for changes in currency exchange rates, staff pay, supplier prices, production methods etc. - Respond quickly to internal requests to provide new or updated costings - Key involvement in the annual budgetary process, calculating the labour and overhead absorption rates to be used for the forthcoming year - Responsible for completing month end stock valuations and the resultant accounting journals - Co-ordinating month-end and year-end stocktakes - Working closely with the external auditors to assist them with their work on the year end stock figures - Ensuring the month-end GRNI accruals balance to purchase receipt reports - Ad hoc reports and investigations The successful candidate will possess the following skills: - Experience of working within a manufacturing environment - A willingness to take a hands-on approach and get out on the shop floor to see how products are made and how the costs are built up - Experienced at performing and managing stock takes - Strong interpersonal, communication and commercial skills - High level Excel skills including the use of Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP etc. • Experience of using MRP/ERP systems If you would like to have a confidential conversation about this role, please call or email me on 01524 841366 / rachel.leinweberreedglobal.com This position is immediately vacant, so apply now for your chance to be considered. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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