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Cost Accountant

Reference: 21823

Location

County Tyrone

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

19 April, 2024

Position Details:

Reporting to the Finance Controller you will be responsible for all areas of Cost Accounting.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyse current machine costings including materials, labor, and overhead to establish annual standard costs.
  • Evaluate machine margins to ensure profitability targets are met.
  • Manage the process for costing new machines through NPPD (New Product Planning and Development).
  • Prepare cost information to support budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Oversee inventory management processes including obsolete inventory handling, cycle count approvals, and audits.
  • Coordinate month-end inventory organization closure and provide necessary information for financial monthly close cycles.
  • Develop and maintain monthly financial spend and absorption trackers for management review.
  • Identify and implement cost reduction initiatives within the business.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly analysis of direct labor efficiencies.
  • Assist the Financial Controller in preparing site scorecards and management packs.
  • Present financial information to managers in a clear and understandable format.
  • Maintain procedure documents and conduct SOX testing to ensure compliance and maintain a high SOX score.

This list is not exhaustive, and additional duties relevant to the role may be assigned.

Benefits:

What You Gain:

Our company offers competitive salaries, opportunities for career advancement, and a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance cover, employee stock purchase plan, discount card, referral bonus schemes, and access to global learning and development programs offering accredited and specialized training.

About You:

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Cost Accountancy within a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Proficient in Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and ideally experienced with Oracle.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize tasks effectively, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Results-oriented mindset with the drive and energy to achieve goals.
  • Ideally, possess a third-level education in an Accounts capacity such as CIMA/ACCA/ACA.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion.
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