Cost/Management Accountant

Job Title: Cost/Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancaster
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-11-18
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a manufacturing organisation in the Lancaster area who are looking to strengthen their finance function by recruiting a Cost/Management Accountant. With a turnover in the region of £70m, this organisation has global presence and is regarded as a market leader in their area of production.

Your New Role as Cost/Management Accountant:

Reporting directly to the Finance Director and working in a friendly and experienced finance team of 6-7 staff, your specific duties will include:

• Supporting with month end accounts preparation and associated reports
• Providing meaningful cost variance analysis
• Developing and maintaining rolling stock forecasts, identifying variances
• Updating standard costs for materials, labour and overheads, analysing variances
• Production of sales reports
• Providing labour productivity reports
• Management of inventory
• Working cross-functionally across the business to advise on financial information

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The ideal candidate will have good grounding knowledge in finance within a manufacturing environment. Systems orientated, you will demonstrate strong Excel skills with the ability to handle and manipulate large data volumes (competent in pivot tables and Vlookups as a minimum), and you will be analytically minded with good problem solving skills.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

You will receive full support from the Finance Director to enable a smooth transition into your new role including all necessary training. You will benefit from a competitive starting salary and benefits package inclusive of 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, 5% employer pension contribution, bonus scheme paid annually, and flexibility around working hours.

Please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for immediate consideration.

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.