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Cost Accountant

You will work as a Cost  Accountant for our client, an engineering  manufacturing company based in Co. Carlow . This is a great opportunity to gain exposure in all aspects of the business and be involved at a high level with the management team.

This is a permanent job.

As the Cost  Accountant,  you will be part of an established finance  team reporting into the CFO . You will play a key role in understanding cost drivers within the business with a wide variety of product.  This job will work with a number of business partners  (production) to  enhance decision making and improve profitability of this growing company.

Key Duties

  • Review and maintain standard costing, bill of materials and related costing processes.
  • New product costing.
  • Preparation of monthly accruals.
  • Investigate variances in the gross margin including detailed product margin profitability analysis.
  • Analyse actual manufacturing costs and prepare monthly reports comparing standard costs to actual.
  • Prepare costing analysis for new products and business proposals.
  • Financial control of inventory including accounting, valuation and obsolescence management.
  • Support the preparation of budgets including the development of robust forecast and budget models.
  • Support production managers in understanding product costs and driving improvement in product margins.
  • Support financial analysis for key site projects.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement and efficiency of the site finance function.
  • Prepare adhoc analysis as required by site or the CFO.

 

 

What are we looking for?

  • CIMA /ACCA/ACA/ qualification.
  • At least 3+ years’ costing/commercial experience in a manufacturing environment or a strong management/financial accountant .
  • Must have a proven track record in efficiency improvements, and cost savings. Strong working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Excellent team player with previous cross functional team experience ideally with production management.
  • Proficient in MS Excel.

Please send cv in word format.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda .

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