Cost Accountant / Business Partner - Manufacturing

Michael Page
Berkshire, Hungerford
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
15 Jun 2021
13 Jul 2021
JN -062021-2917543
Steve Smith
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are partnering with an industry-leading, high-growth international business seeking a proven Cost Accountant/Finance Business Partners with Manufacturing sector experience to join following an exciting period of success.

Client Details

Our client is a global leader in its field, providing valuable and innovative solutions and products to their customers in the manufacturing and production sector. With a track record of success and growth through acquisition and a strong focus on customer service, this business has established themselves as a true pioneer and international leader within their sector.


This is a key role involving the delivery of business-critical forecasting, budgeting & management reporting and taking ownership of inventory & product costing to help drive the business to the next level.

Core accountabilities include:

  • Management reporting inc. gross margin, volume & price analysis & provide insightful commentary
  • Budgeting & Forecasting - including spend, production orders, headcount, hours metrics & inventory
  • Review of minimum order & stock holding volumes and driving working capital improvements
  • Drive cost of quality measurement KPIs & processes. Reporting the financial impact to the business to enable appropriate corrective actions
  • Management of the periodic WIP settlement
  • Continuous analysis and calculation of inventory
  • Review of labour & overhead rates and updating within the ERP system (SAP)


We are keen to hear from candidates with:

  • Proven experience as an Cost Accountant/Finance Analyst/Management Accountant within the Manufacturing and Production sector
  • Strong systems skills inc. SAP
  • Commercially-minded with the ability to engage with and influence stakeholders across the business
  • Stock / Inventory / Product Cost Control knowledge & experience

Job Offer

The successful applicant will receive a highly competitive basic salary up to £55,000 per annum, plus an outstanding benefits package which includes generous pension, onsite parking and 25 days' annual leave.

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