Cost Accountant

£35000 - £40000 per annum
25 Nov 2020
09 Dec 2020
JN -112020-1557899
Regan McPhilbin
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Page Personnel are recruitment partner of choice for an award-winning manufacturing business based in Deeside, Flintshire. This is an excellent opportunity for a cost accountant to join and growing accountancy team offering progression and commercial exposure in supporting continued growth across global operations.

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 Cost Accountant to join their team.


They key responsibilities of the Cost Accountant, in addition to the production of management accounts you will:

  • Assist in the financial controller with reporting 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 cost centres

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

  • Review periodic costs statements in relation to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cash Management costs centres

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


The successful Cost Accountant will:

  • Have experience producing management accounts within similar industry, manufacturing, retail etc.
  • 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 communication skills
  • CIMA/ACCA Studier - desirable
  • 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
  • Pension
  • 23 days holiday + bank holiday
  • Healthcare
  • Study Package can be negotiated
  • Excellent development opportunities and commercial exposure
  • Onsite parking and prestigious modern offices

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