Senior Cost Analyst

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We are currently seeking a Senior Cost Accounting Analyst for our client based in Dublin.

This is a fast-paced job and will suit you if you enjoy working on your own initiative. The role reports to the Head of Costing.

This is a 6-month contract position initially. Salary depends on experience. This job is remote for the moment.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Budgetary management, control and reporting and analysis of expenditure, including any variances from budget
  • Developing financial projections of expected expenditure and develop financial scenario plans as required
  • Support Finance department in seeking funding for designated area, and responding efficiently to queries as they arise
  • Assist in the Annual Estimates, Service Planning and decision-making process for your designated area
  • Liaise with both internal stakeholders and external service providers as required
  • Deal with financial queries and assist in financial risk reporting
  • Support other financial activities as required
  • Participate in and lead department working groups as required, providing clear presentation of financial matters.
  • Assist in the development of costing
  • Develop and maintain best practice processes, controls and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the designated budget
  • Carry out daily operations, including compliance with Financial regulations and all policies and procedures


Skills /Experience

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Significant post-qualification experience in a large organisation
  • Strong experience of managing and working collaboratively with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven experience of finance and budgeting systems in a large organisation
  • Data analysis experience with the ability to model and manipulate data
  • Operational and financial/ budgetary experience.


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