Cost Assurance Analyst

Posted 20 September 2022
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and hybrid working
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are exclusively recruiting on behalf of an exciting and people focused business based in Rochdale. The company has grown to be the largest in their sector in the UK, with a huge reputation in the market as a supplier and also as an employer – currently in the Sunday Times top 100.

They are now seeking a Cost Assurance Analyst to strengthen the finance team, with the main goal to ensure they always charged the correct amount by suppliers. This is a hugely important role with development and progression prospects.

Salary and benefits:

Salary - £25,000 - £30,000 DOE plus CIMA study support, amazing, well equipped offices in Rochdale with excellent transport links, HYBRID WORKING, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with option to buy/sell, pension, private healthcare, free broadband, subsidised onsite nursery and restaurant.

Responsibilities include:
  • Analysis of Current costs and to provide recommendations to drive cost savings and efficiencies throughout the business.
  • Implement checks on all key costs across the cost base to maintain completeness and accuracy of billing
  • Dealing directly with our main suppliers on contractual and billing queries and disputes.
  • Engage with Stakeholders across the business to investigate risks and opportunities around our cost base.
  • To Develop Processes and controls across our product portfolio to limit exposure to risk to the business.
  • To drive process Improvement around Costs and revenue throughout the business.
  • Introduce controls and checks to ensure that there is continual learning and improvement made to processes
  • Work closely with the operations team and provide regular feedback of improvements that can be made in their processes based on findings other task
  • Where appropriate work to identify areas where costs can be legitimately passed onto customers and validate the amount regularly
  • Regulatory Reporting to members of the SMT (and Exco on request).
  • Produce Monthly packs to the financial controller to report on Key activities & savings
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Previous experience of compiling and producing analysis to a high standard of accuracy ideally in an IT or Telecoms environment.
  • Proficient user of Excel – Pivot tables & Lookups essential
  • Analytical, forward thinking and proactive
  • A self-starter who is enthusiastic & organised and able to work under minimal supervision
  • Able to identify financial and business risks to the company
  • Confident to challenge and question assumptions made by the business
  • Optional skills:
  • AAT or equivalent qualified or part qualified
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore