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Contact
Ben Lees-Bowyer

Area
Telford
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Salary – up to £50,000
Hours
Monday – Friday – 8:30am – 5:00pm
Reference
BLB26115
Date added
Tuesday, 21st May 2024

We are recruiting for a large international manufacturing organisation based in Telford. They are looking for a Senior Cost Analyst on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role will be to provide robust reporting of the manufacturing element of the accounting function, provide analysis and commentary of key manufacturing variances, setting budgeted standard costs and to look at ways to improve existing processes by redesign to exclude waste and provide efficiencies.

You will be responsible for:

  • Support and manage the costing and controlling functions
  • Support and manage the purchase ledger and accounts assistant treasury tasks
  • Review monthly manufacturing variances in detail and provide commentary on major deviations
  • Ensure budgetary control of fixed costs/overheads
  • Monitor and report on Business Unit Fixed Cost deviations
  • Monitor & report on Marketing Mix Deviations
  • Preparation of effective forecast models in the area of Operational Variances, Business unit (BU) Overhead and Inventory Valuations
  • Fixed Asset monitoring & reporting actual vs budget
  • Overall responsibility for the fixed asset and investment projects, including sanction approvals, asset control and verification, activations & disposals.
  • Fixed Asset Journal preparation and posting(Including depreciation)
  • Balance sheet reconciliations(Fixed Asset register)
  • Responsible for the overall preparation of budgeted standard product costs
  • Responsibility for approval of supplier payment runs
  • Support local management and sales teams with product cost analysis
  • Assist in maintaining working capital efficiency through effective management of slow moving and obsolete inventory levels
  • Liaison with other operating managers re. results, countermeasures

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will need to have experience of working in a manufacturing environment and a detailed understanding of costing techniques and variance analysis. You will need to have strong MS Excel skills and SAP/NAV experience would be an advantage. You will ideally be a qualified accountant (CIMA(preferable)/ACCA/ACA).

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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