Cost Accountant

Location
New South Wales, Australia
Salary
AUD 48.07 - 4.80 per hour
Posted
10 Jan 2021
Closes
30 Jan 2021
Ref
1416537
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
  • Strategically partner with the business to provide cost saving opportunities
  • Highly autonomous role with an opportunity to deliver significant value and impact
  • Rapidly growing and innovative business


This is an opportunity to work with a truly innovative business with a focus on making a positive impact in the world. They need someone with experience in delivering product and operational cost analysis to operational business heads and ideally coming from a background of working closely with a manufacturing function.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supporting new product development by providing product and project costing analysis
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings
  • Analysing data to determine the cost of relevant inputs
  • Analysing manufacturing and service costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual
  • Identifying under-performing inventory and ensuring adequate provisions are maintained and inventories are booked at the lower of cos
  • Ensuring that inventory records are completed and kept accurate
  • Maintaining the cost accounting and inventory modules and the relevant cost and inventory controls in the ERP system
  • Completing month end tasks and assisting with half year and year-end reporting requirements and other ad-hoc reporting requests


Experience and skills required:

  • CA or CPA qualified accountant with at least 7 years accounting experience with proven experience product costing or operational costing in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of cost accounting with strong analytical, variance reporting and cost modelling skills
  • Excellent people and communication skills matched with great stakeholder management
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Agile, proactive and responsive
  • Have the ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. To apply please click apply or call Hamish Smith on 02 8423 1006 for a confidential discussion.

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