Cost Accountant

Posted 10 January by Michael Page Finance

The role will support the Finance Controller with the production of month end, analysing cost variances and productivity. Ideally you will be from a manufacturing background as a Management Accountant with costing experience or a Cost Accountant looking for a move into a growing organisation.

Client Details

UK based manufacturer with a global presence. This is a business that is experiencing YOY growth alongside seeing significant investment. A leader in their field and a fantastic time to join.


  • Ownership and maintenance production bills of materials and process routings.
  • Ownership of part number generation.
  • Analysis of production output and reporting results.
  • Analysis of changes in product design, raw materials and manufacturing processes to determine effects on cost.
  • Analysis of actual manufacturing costs and periodic comparison to standard costs.
  • Update of standard costs.
  • Estimation of new product costs and liaison with sales/design on new product introduction.
  • Generation of margin analysis by customer/product.
  • Assist operations with stock management.
  • Assist Financial Controller with stock-take management.
  • Monthly stock reconciliation and valuation.
  • Assist in month end close.
  • Ad-hoc reporting to management.


  • Recognised accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA preferred)
  • Organisational Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excel - intermediate/advanced
  • ERP system experience (Navission - beneficial)
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical skills

Job Offer

Up to £40,000

Required skills

  • Cost Accountant

Reference: 37001531

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