Job Vacancy: Cost Accountant

Our Ref: 384120465
Location: Ebbw Vale
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Our Client, a successful and established business is currently recruiting for a Cost Accountant to join their busy manufacturing environment.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the main duties and responsibilities include:
  • Maintaining general ledger & reporting in SAGE
  • Maintaining & reporting on the fixed assets and CAPEX
  • Maintaining & reporting on the inventory ledger
  • Responsible for slow moving & obsolete stock reviews
  • Co-ordination of monthly stock counts
  • Cost Accounting, standard costing, BOM’s and variance analysis
  • External audits
  • VAT and intrastate reporting
  • Departmental budgeting and associated reporting
  • Preparation of month end prepayment and accruals journals
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Month end reporting
  • Intercompany reconciliations and reporting

Qualifications and Skills required:
  • Full or part ACCA / CIMA qualified
  • Full driver’s license
  • Proactive self-starter who can work at all levels across all departments
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Excel and an understanding of integrated systems
  • SAGE experience
  • Good understanding of the accounting process
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work to tight tolerances and time schedules
  • Attention to detail

Experience required:
  • Excellent administration and interpersonal skills
  • Professional and ethical approach and attitude
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and innovative with a willingness to take on new challenges
  • Organised, diligent and conscientious
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate at all levels within the business
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement and implement change where necessary

This is a full time role working 38.5hrs a week, Mon-Thurs 8am-4:30pm and Friday 8am-3pm, with a salary of £30,000 - £35,000.

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