Cost Accountant

£35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
26 Jun 2019
26 Jul 2019
Regan McPhilbin
Contract type
Part time

Reporting to the CFO this Cost Accountant will join the team based in the Denbighshire site with opportunities to travel to other UK/European plants. This exciting, newly created role within the accountancy team with a view to merge processes and support the costs of production. This is an excellent opportunity for a CIMA/ACCA studier to gain a high level of commercial exposure and really make this role their own!

Client Details

Our client are a global manufacturing business, providing tailored components to some huge names in the automotive industry. They are seeking a Cost Accountant to join their accountancy team based in Denbighshire, offering fantastic routes to progression, commercial exposure and a view to travel while you work supporting some exciting new projects in Europe.


Reporting to the CFO the Cost Accountant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Preparing reports in line with manufacturing performances and productions
  • Supporting with the controlling of costs across European sites
  • Analysing costs of productions and materials within manufacturing process (Automotive components)
  • Business partnering across production and plant management evaluating financial impacts including waste, scrap, labour
  • Management accounting
  • Delivering reports on variance analysis
  • Process improvements & implementations to improve accuracy and forecasting activities
  • Adhoc project work where required


The successful Cost Accountant will have:

  • Experience within a similar role
  • Manufacturing/automotive experience will be highly beneficial
  • Relevant degree, Finance, Economics, Business - desirable
  • Very self-motivated
  • Highly literate in Excel and ERP systems
  • Driven by business success
  • Knowledge of income statements and cash flow - essential
  • Very flexible approach to working
  • Ability to travel to European plants to support projects when required

Job Offer

In addition to the excellent benefits of global travel our client will offer you:

  • Great salary DOE
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Study support
  • Development & Excellent exposure
  • Company bonus
  • Flexible working offered

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