Cost Accountant

Greenwell Gleeson
£35,000 per annum
07 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
greenwellgleeson is recruiting for the position of an experienced and qualified/part qualified Cost Accountant to join a leading manufacturing business on a permanent basis. The position will be based out of North Birmingham
Having experienced extensive growth and with ambitious plans for the future, there is now a requirement for a talented and experienced Cost Accountant to join their Finance Team.
Role Responsibilities:
*Compiling weekly and monthly margin reports, analyse and report on variances monthly
*Price variance analysis
*Transport reconciliation and analysis
*Calculate and compile schedule of customer rebates and maintain year to date position
*Review bills of material monthly for accuracy
*Support sales team in adhoc requests
*Ability to handle large amounts of data, transfer, compile and report
The ideal Candidate will:
*Ideally hold an appropriate professional accounting qualification or be part qualified (CIMA, ACCA etc)
*Have Microsoft Excel skills up to an advanced level (pivot tables, v-lookups)
*Have previously worked within a Manufacturing background in a cost accountant capacity.
*Solid experience of working to strict deadlines
*Practical experience of standard costing
*SAP experience ideally preferred
*Ability to work to strict deadlines