Cost Accountant/ Management Accountant for Growing Retail Co

Posted 6 November by Fusion Recruitment

Due to company restructure and expansion, an excellent opportunity has risen for a Coast Accountant to join this Growing fashion retail manufacturer. Reporting into the Finance Director the role will be to take ownership of the Inventory Costs and P&L’s, providing and supporting the detail to budget holders.

You must ideally have at least 2 years of experience within a cost Accounting/ Assistant Cost Accounting role within the manufacturing industry and be looking to develop your experience into wider accounting duties to become a strong No2 to the FD as the company grows.

The main duties of the role will be to

  • Ensure all inventory costs are accurately recorded and appropriately accounted for so that all inventory is valued correctly.
  • Providing clear and concise cost breakdowns to the commercial finance team on periodic production variances and overheads during and post month end reviews.
  • Ensuring periodic trading & overhead P&L’s are provided with supporting detail to budget holders.
  • Verification and recording of month-end inventory cut-off tests;
  • Identifying potential areas of cost reduction, making recommendations and driving change
  • Discuss and plan old stock exit strategy
  • Managing periodic stock take (from Finance perstpective)
  • Ensure the integrity of the Purchase Ledger (CoGs)
  • Cashflow forecasting & FX exposure reporting
  • Support in the quarterly reforecast process and monthly budget process.
  • Share the monthly management account preparation with the Financial Accountant

Skills and experience will include -

  • Experience of manufacturing environment
  • Experience of added value reporting
  • Part-qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Excellent inter-personal communication & influencing skills
  • Ability to identify key areas - know instinctively when to get into the detail and when to take a step back.

Application questions

Do you have 1-2 years minimum in a Cost Accounting role?
Do you have Cost Analysis experience in a manafacturing co?

Reference: 36546636

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