Cost Accountant

ref RMV17901

salary £27000 to £35000 per annum

location Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

job type Permanent

Ready to make your next career move in accounts?  I am looking for part qualified CIMA/ACCA candidates for an opportunity in a successful Accounts team. The Cost Accountant position requires an advanced user on Excel, desirable previous experience on SAP, an excellent communicator, and team player.

Previous experience in a manufacturing environment would be advantageous but not essential. Your role would be to provide a management accounting service to all 3 operation sites, to improve and control costs within the business.

Cost Accountant

  • Analysis and reporting of monthly P&L costs and relevant balance sheet accounts including accruals and prepayments, taking into account appropriate accounting standards, and produce comparison to budget and prior periods for all 3 sites/4 reporting hubs
  • Support Financial Reporting Manager in producing reports to highlight and challenge actuals vs budget/forecast variances.
  • Understand the main cost drivers and support the business in managing and reporting on cost reduction projects.
  • Work with budget holders to produce forecasted cost reports
  • Support production of annual budget for support functions
  • Responsible for FX and creditors revaluation on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for purchased stock valuation and purchase price variance reporting
  • Develop and implement processes to improve accuracy and timeliness of cost information
  • Support wider finance team to improve financial awareness within the business.
  • Develop and understand the internal SAP system and become a champion of the software. Train other users on the system.
  • Ad Hoc projects as defined by the Financial Reporting Manager

As well as a competitive salary this company provides benefits such as a good pension and 25 days + bank holidays annual leave, increasing with service. If this sounds like the next step in your accounting career, please get in touch.  

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