Cost Accountant

Posted 14 March 2023
Job type Permanent
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment is recruiting a Cost Accountant for our client, an engineering manufacturing company based in Co. Cavan.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure in all aspects of the business.

This is a permanent job.

As the Cost Accountant you will be part of an established finance team reporting into CFO. You will play a key role in understanding cost drivers within the business with a wide variety of product.

This job will work with a number of business partners (production) to enhance decision making and improve profitability of this growing company.

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Key Duties

  • Review and maintain standard costing, bill of materials and related costing processes.

  • New product costing.

  • Preparation of monthly accruals.

  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close.

  • Investigate variances in the gross margin including detailed product margin profitability analysis.

  • Analyse actual manufacturing costs and prepare monthly reports comparing standard costs to actual.

  • Prepare costing analysis for new products and business proposals.

  • Analyse capital budgeting proposals.

  • Support financial analysis for projects.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement and efficiency of the site finance function.

  • Prepare ad hoc analysis as required by CFO.

 What are we looking for?

  • CIMA /ACCA/ACA/ qualification.

  • At least 2+ years’ costing Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close experience in a manufacturing environment or a strong management/financial accountant.

  • Must have a proven track record in efficiency improvements, and cost savings. Strong working knowledge of ERP systems preferably SAP.

  • Excellent team player with previous cross functional team experience ideally with production management.

  • Proficient in MS Excel.

Please send cv in word format.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda on 087 405 7840

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