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Cost Accountant

Posted 13 February by Insight Recruitment Solutions Featured Ended

Job Purpose:

To provide support to the Finance Manager in monitoring and controlling costs, maintaining controls and ensuring the financial integrity of the accounting function and reporting.

Key Accountabilities:

Focus on cost control including:

    • Interrogation, reconciliation and analysis of key costs and supporting documentation
    • Conduct pricing reviews and maintain pricing databases
    • Hold, review and update supplier contracts
    • Process mapping, reviewing and improvement implementation

Assist in the production of company reporting including:

    • Efficiency reporting of fleet
    • Profitability reporting on subcontracted work
    • Short term forecasts

Assist with preparation of the management accounts through:

    • Accruals, pre payments and journals
    • Ensuring appropriate allocation of costs and income between cost centres
    • Analytical review of general ledgers
    • Reconciliations of balance sheets
  • Production of the month end pack
  • Contribute to the production of company budgets and forecasts
  • Various products as requested by management.

Company Initiatives and Compliance:

  • Take responsibility for your self and others whilst at work.

  • Support Company initiatives and demonstrate Company values.

  • To comply with all legal and statutory obligations applicable to the role.

  • Participate in training and other personal development activities as required.

  • Carry out all reasonable tasks as required by the Company.

Required skills

  • ACCA
  • CIMA
  • Costing
  • Management Accounts
  • Pricing

Reference: 34182331

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