A global manufacturer has a new vacancy for a Cost Accountant to work on a 12 month fixed-term contract basis at their site in Leicester. With experience in management accounting you will be well qualified and have experience working in a fast-paced sector such as manufacturing, engineering or distribution.
An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for this leading business within their industry sector. Reporting to the Finance Manager you will be responsible for providing full accounting for the site. Duties will include but not limited to assisting with the preparation of timely management accounts, cash flow forecasting, budgeting and data analysis.
To develop, implement and provide accurate cost & management accounting information. Assistance in the analysis and investigation of all variances from standard and relaying this information to operations teams. Weekly / monthly reporting of key KPI`s Calculation and review of site operational cost rates Developing, implementation and preparation of departmental costs and recovery rates Carry out SOX testing as required Maintain financial systems and reposts Be responsible for the company costing system and develop standards Work with departments to reduce costs, improve productivity and streamline processes.
You will be degree qualified in Accounting (or other relevant qualification) with previous costing experience, ideally in a fast-paced environment e.g. manufacturing/logistics//distribution.
With high levels of drive and enthusiasm you must have advanced excel skills, with excellent attention to detail. Used to working to tight deadlines producing accurate accounts you will ideally have experience of ERP systems and working as part of a team.