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Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 94981
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Cost Accountant

Leading Mechanical Engineering Company in South County Galway seeks an experienced cost accountant with standard costings and variance analysis within a manufacturing environment.

What will I be doing
  • Manage financial control and reporting of inventory
  • Understanding product costs and driving improvement in product margins
  • Analyse actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Report on and review gross margins
  • Assist in preparation of costing analysis
  • Assisting in preparation of Monthly Management Accounts Reports
  • Perform a key role in the preparation of the annual budget , forecasts and cash flow projections
  • Analyse Return On Investment for major Investment proposals.
  • 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.
  • Drive costing ,reporting and implementation of new ERP System

What do I need
  • 3 Years + PQE (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • 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 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

For further information on this Cost Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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