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Cost Accountant

Posted 13 February by Michael Page Finance Ended

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned Cost Accountant/Management Accountant with Manufacturing experience to join a leading organisation in Cardiff.

Client Details

My client is a leading Manufacturing organisation based in the Cardiff area going through a period of change.


Are you a Cost Accountant looking for a new challenge?

I'm currently recruiting for a leading manufacturer who is looking to hire a Cost Accountant for initially 6 months with the potential for a perm role at the end.

Working with the on site Management Accountant, the Cost Accountant plays a pivotal role in the organisation.

You will work on the shop floor with the operational and manufacturing staff and produce a detail end to end costing analysis for the production lines. The information that you will provide will ultimately influence the way the business operates and assist in the production of the P+L.

You will feed all costing information onto the new ERP system and develop an in depth costing platform for every production line and product manufactured.

You will conduct detailed analysis on Capital Equipment to ensure that they business is realising the benefits of the capital spend and getting high levels of ROI.

You will have support by a more junior cost accountant that you will manage on a daily basis.


Ideally you will be a CCAB qualified Accountant, however QBE's with significant manufacturing skills will be considered.

Ideally you will spent a significant amount of time in a manufacturing environment.

You will have excellent end to end costing analysis skills, specifically around manufacturing.

You will have excellent attention to detail.

You will be able to communicate effectively with both finance and non finance staff.

Job Offer

an initial 6 month contract.

Salary FTC c£40,000 - £42,000 or daily rate of £175-£200 per day

immediate start

Potential T2P after 6 months or extension

Required skills

  • cost accountant

Reference: 34465486

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