Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Accrington
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-09-07
Contact Name: Darren Cadman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Company details and job overview:

Within easy commute from the M55 in Accrington, this established manufacturing business have seen an increase in demand both during the current climate and also during a prolonged period of growth spanning the last 5 years. As the business continue to thrive in an everchanging landscape, they have a dynamic way of working to ensure Clients based in the UK and overseas are stocked with a wide variety of product which cross numerous sectors in both the UK and abroad.

Your new role as Cost Accountant:

As Cost Accountant you shall take the lead in this specialist area of finance to support the manufacturing process and wider commercial divisions. Working closely with stakeholders to identify areas for improvement, you shall support the Financial Controller to develop and streamline effective reporting, whilst producing meaningful data to support the business. As the sole Cost Accountant for the business you shall also become embedded with the manufacturing department, providing cross divisional exposure to the wider business. A role which will provide insight and visibility to the manufacturing processes, you shall seek to enhance the profitability of the business. Part of your role shall also be to develop the pricing strategy and enhance visibility for the commercial heads for effective decision making.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
To be considered you shall have operated in a similar role and have the experience in the costing arena to maintain and develop effective reporting. With a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role, within a fast paced finance environment you shall have strong excel skills and have worked with EPR systems in this capacity. With a proven ability to partner across operations you shall have good working knowledge of other MS Office packages.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse role which provides excellent benefits and remuneration which is dependent on experience and skills. With scope to add real value in a highly commercial role and business, you shall receive a competitive salary whilst working closely with senior stakeholders.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.