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Cost Accountant -Fantastic Company & Bonus Scheme

Cost Accountant -Fantastic Company & Bonus Scheme

Posted 18 June by REED Accountancy
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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 / 

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

Reference: 34986253

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