Cost Accountant

35000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP37000/annum
25 Jun 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Our highly successful and growing client are leaders in their field. As a specialist wholesale distributor, they have been expanding rapidly and are now looking for a Cost Accountant to join them to manage the group's management accounting function and deliver management information to support the decision-making process across all businesses in the group. In return they offer a supportive working environment and excellent company benefits.

Job Description:

Duties for the Cost Accountant role will include:

* Provide excellent leadership and management of the Management Accounting function, measured by the effectiveness, engagement and delivery of the teams KPI's.

* Build productive working relationships across key stakeholders in order to understand financial information of the end users.

* Manage relationships across both entities and within the team to ensure alignment in key business strategies and all agreed targets/actions.

* Manage each entities working capital to agreed targets with appropriate reporting to BU directors and Group.

* Manage each entities reporting of monthly actuals, quarterly forecasts and annual budgets.

* Manage transfer pricing documentation and process across the Group.

* Collaborate, design, implement and review the reporting systems across each entity, policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement.

* Oversee and manage all business analysis for each entity ensuring Group consistency, accurately presented and timeliness.

* Provision of support to preparation of Financial Accounts for the Group and BU's.

* Support ad hoc business analysis and decision making requests ensuring they are accurately and professionally presented.

* Undertake a range of other activities within the function in conjunction with other finance staff, such as governance and control.

For the Cost Accountant role, you will be involved in analysis of:

* Customer profitability

* Product profitability

* Customer & product mix

* Margin reporting

* Foreign exchange impact on trade

* Flash reporting sales/margin

Candidate requirements for the Cost Accountant role:

* CIMA/ACCA part qualified as a minimum

* Marketing and pricing structure knowledge

* Operational experience

* Proven written and verbal communications skills

* Analytical with acute attention to detail

* Understanding of Commercial aspects of a business

* Staff management skills

* Organization and change management experience

* Advanced Excel skills

* Ability to research, interpret, compile and present data

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

Salary: GBP35,000 - GBP37,000 per annum

This role would suit people who also have the following experience: Finance Analyst, Financial Analyst, Commercial Accountant, Cost Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Commercial Analyst, Cost Analyst

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region