Cost Accountant

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary £35,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalPublic Sector
Job FunctionFinance and Accounts

Job description

​MTrec’s new career opportunity

Our clients are specialists in their market sector, they are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Cost Accountant to join them on a permanent basis.

The Job you’ll do

  • As a Cost Accountant you will support the business across the contribution reporting and product costing.

  • Update and analysing standard product costs and recommending changes.

  • Calculate and review machine hour rates.

  • Reviewing contribution dashboards by product, customer and region.

  • Generating and analysing material and labour variances including usage and price variances, PPV.

  • Producing product costing data to support commercial decision making.

  • Reconciling of stock and overseeing stock counting procedures.

  • Produce slow / obsolete moving stock report and provide accordingly in financial statements.

  • Reconciling sales and accrued income reports to ensure correct P&L and balance sheet postings.

  • Produce and monitor Sales and Order intake budgets and forecast.

  • Ownership of rebate and commission process, ensuring accruing and paying of customer rebates on time.

Develop reporting of –

  • Stock.

  • Sales.

  • Margins Commissions & Rebates.

  • STF Order intake model.

About You

  • Part qualified accountant or qualified by experience.

  • Knowledge of management accounts issues.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Creative approach to improving systems and resolving problems.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Commercial awareness.

  • Capable of working under pressure, to meet deadlines.

  • Strong IT skills, adept at manipulating and analysing data.

  • Excellent communication skills written and verbally.

  • Flexible, adaptable.

  • High standard of numeracy, accuracy, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as being a good team player.

The Rewards and the Benefits

  • Holiday buy & sell.

  • Car scheme.

  • Competitive pay.

  • Enhanced pension.