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Cost Accountant

Posted 6 February by Cammach Recruitment Easy Apply Ended


  • To support the Finance Manager and Project Management team in providing relevant and reliable financial information, to aid operational and project-specific decision making.
  • Preparing, monitoring, controlling and financial reporting of project costs, in line with Corporate requirements and to support the achievement of operational and financial results in line with company targets and objectives.
  • To continuously strive for improvement, change and development in all areas of finance and business associated processes


  • Actively participate in HSE initiatives and ensuring safety comes first.
  • Provide support, development and financial guidance to the Project Management team.
  • Provide support to Project Managers in the preparation of their monthly status reports.
  • Assist Project Managers with monthly variance analysis and forecast preparation, which must be reliable and timely.
  • Investigate, understand (in an operational context) and communicate deviations in actual costs vs forecast.
  • Integrate fully with the site operations team to understand the manufacturing process and associated costs.
  • Contribute to the monthly Project Reviews process and support the Project Management team in any financial queries.
  • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Involvement in the Accounts Receivable process - reporting on Billed, Accrued / Unbilled Revenue and monitoring of cash collection.
  • Assist the Supply Chain department to ensure Aged Inventory is carefully monitored and Open Purchase orders closed out accordingly.
  • Support the Finance Manager in ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place across the business (SOX) and compliance with financial reporting standards (UK & US GAAP).
  • Strive for continual development on a technical and personal basis.
  • Assist with any other duties as and when required


  • Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.


  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.
  • Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.
  • Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Qualifications Required:

  • Qualified or Part- Qualified Accountant.
  • Previous experience in the industry- Operational or Project based industries.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:

  • Sarbanes Oxley compliance experience.
  • Ability to communicate and present high-level information to non-financial managers.
  • Previous experience in Lean or similar continuous improvement projects.
  • Well Organised and able to work to business deadlines in a corporate environment.
  • Previous experience using Oracle based ERP System.
  • Ability to demonstrate Microsoft Excel skills to a fairly advanced level.

Reference: 34404895

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