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Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leitrim
Industry:
REF: 94882
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Email: jenny@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 0449371



Cost Accountant

Our client, a medical device company in Leithrim are currently looking to recruit a Cost Accountant for their site.



What do I need
  • 3 Years Plus PQE experience with min 3 years' experience in a manufacturing operation, preferable.
  • Must have a strong cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principals
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Experience with integrated ERP systems will be advantageous
  • Good analytical and numerical skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a small team and meet deadlines
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Motivated and Self-starting
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing, fast paced environment.
What will I be doing
  • Manage financial control and reporting of inventory in conjunction with Supply Chain function, including accounting, valuation, and obsolescence management
  • Support Business Unit Managers in understanding product costs and driving improvement in product margins
  • Analyse actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Cost maintenance for bills of Material and routings
  • Report on and review gross margins
  • Assist in preparation of costing analysis in support of new products, or new business proposals
  • Assisting in month end close of the General Ledger
  • Perform a key role in the preparation and compilation of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Assist with the preparation of Statutory Accounts
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the efficiency and contribution of the Finance function.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis and support of other business projects as required.

For further information on this Cost Accountant role in Leitrim please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 / jenny@hero.ie
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