Cost Accountant

Posted 08 December 2022
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum
LocationRochdale
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceDK/36948/MA
Contact NameDaniel Kay

Job description

The Company

Axon Moore are exclusively partnering with a well-known manufacturing business based in Rochdale that are looking to recruit for a Cost Accountant. The company has experienced significant sustained revenue growth with output rising from sub £50million to circa £100million during the last 5 years and is still enjoying continued growth.

Job title – Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)
Salary – £45,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits

The Role

The role has a focus on supporting the operations and commercial management teams, ensuring that the business delivers profitable growth in line with its strategic initiatives. Strong communication and analytical skills are essential as is having a continuous improvement outlook and being motivated to work on their own initiative.
  • Preparing and analysing monthly operational results; working closely with the manufacturing and supply chain teams to explain purchasing price variances and production performance variances
  • Finance lead for company product costing reviews/changes 
  • Liaising with Planning team to ensure the appropriate SLOB provisions are maintained
  • Take responsibility for annual stock-takes across Europe – procedures and booking adjustments
  • Managing product master data and SAP condition tables in relation to mark-ups, purchasing and freight burden and recovery rates
  • Supporting the sales team on pricing decisions with costing information
  • Providing financial support to the engineering, supply chain and operations teams in VA/VE reviews
  • Supporting the business areas to prepare capex investment appraisals
  • Support working capital improvement initiatives
  • Preparing budgets and quarterly forecasts
Person specification
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing or similar operations-based business
  • SAP experience would be desirable
  • Highly competent in using MS Office suite, particularly MS Excel
  • Be a confident communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with a 'can do’ attitude
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Daniel Kay at Axon Moore on 07921 394 114.