Graduate Cost Accountant

£26000 - £30000 per annum
11 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Regan McPhilbin
Contract type
Full time

This role is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate, CIMA/ACCA studier to join a progressive £100m turnover manufacturing business based in Deeside, Flintshire. You will act as a 'fresh set of eyes' to the manufacturing process building reports on material costings across the business.

Client Details

Our client offers excellent progression routes and stability to their employees. They have been established over 50 years and provide tailored manufacturing solutions across UK to their clients. They are facing an exciting period of growth, as such are seeking a Graduate Cost Accountant to join their accountancy team in a new stand alone position.


They key responsibilities of the Graduate Cost Accountant will:

  • Assist in the financial accountants with reporting on production costs and forecasts
  • Prepare of the periodic working capital report including variance and trend analysis

  • Prepare and review of monthly/quarterly/annual reconciliations associated with manufacturing plants and distribution centres

  • Work closely with departmental heads to continually develop and monitor their KPI's

  • Review periodic costs statements in relation to material costings and the wider product costs

  • Communicate with department heads and plant managers over headcount, materials and production costs including reports and analysis of deviations from budget


The successful Graduate Cost Accountant will:

  • Have experience with reporting on stock and manufacturing costs
  • Be highly analytical and possess a high attention to detail
  • Have a high concern for accuracy and efficiency
  • Excellent ability within Excel & strong ERP knowledge
  • Strong communication skills including the production of reports to management and director level
  • CIMA/ACCA Studier - Essential
  • Suitable skills within ERP systems
  • Knowledge of the development logic of a multi-year Business Plans (Income Statement / Cash Flow)
  • Strong work ethic and flexible approach to work

Job Offer

Our client will offer you:

  • Excellent salary up to £30k
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday + bank holiday
  • Healthcare
  • Study Package can be negotiated
  • Excellent development opportunities and commercial exposure
  • Onsite parking and prestigious modern offices