Cost Accountant

Brampton Recruitment
35000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual
26 Jun 2019
24 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.