1 month ago

Cost Accountant - Office Based

Redditch 30K - 38K Permanent

Job Reference: 892899MG

Opportunity for an experienced Cost Accountant to join an established manufacturing business based in Redditch. As the Cost Accountant you will work closely with the operational side of the business to provide analysis of costs that relate to manufacturing activities.  Responsibilities will also see you engaged with internal and external sales colleagues to understand pricing structures, whilst ensuring robust processes are in place to ensure product costing accurately reflects the manufacturing process.

Duties include but not limited to:

Work closely within the business, primarily partnering the operations functions to better understand costs within the operational activities

Introduce control and best practice to ensure consistence in costing and pricing data

Provide information on costing and pricing requirements to all levels of the business

Ensure all products have costs correctly allocated and that the pricing structures are reviewed periodically to ensure accuracy

Ensure products are correctly priced and costed, supporting routing and item master management

Support the launch of new products – investigate prices for materials, labour costs and report findings to relevant departments

Support business performance by providing operations financial analysis and thorough reporting of metrics and KPI’s

Maintenance and development of costing and sales pricing systems ensuring BOM and item master integrity

Inventory financial control including balance sheet reconciliations and obsolescence provisions

Analysis of actual costs compared to expected costs, ensuring that data flows through the systems correctly.

Project tracking and reporting


Part qualified accountant, ideally AAT Qualified and studying or recently qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA

Experience of working in manufacturing environments with a costing bias or exposure

  • IT literate with good excel skills and desirable experience of working with JDEdwards

Please get in touch for further details or send your most up to date CV to mark@cyresourcing.com or call 07817 210539.

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