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105505 - Cost Accountant - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 13/09/2019
Job Reference: 105505
Contact Name: Jenny Dore
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Job Description

Cost Accountant - Cork - 105505
Cost Accountant

Our client, a global medical device company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Cost Accountant  for their site.

What will I be doing
  • Variance Analysis: Analysis of & reporting on monthly manufacturing variances 
  • Responsible for monthly Production Scrap analysis; Daily & Weekly reporting on Scrap
  • Responsible for Scrap Scorecard & Review of Production Yield with Operations
  • Management Accounting: Participation in the Management accounting close process, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, analytical reviews and reporting.
  • Management Accounting: Be an active participant in the site Budgeting & Forecasting Processes, with responsibility for data gathering, Productivity & Manufacturing Variance analysis and Standard Costing analysis at annual planning cycle.
  • Inventory Accounting: Responsible for Inventory reporting from the Finance department’s perspective; Monthly analysis; Corporate Reporting; Inventory Aging and Turns; Co-ordination of Plans & Forecasts; Inventory Exposure; Work proactively with all departments in the development of improvements in Inventory management and Inventory accuracy; Responsible for Co-ordinating Quarterly Excess and Obsolescence Reviews. Responsible for preparing Variances summary for quarterly forecasts and annual budget. Ensure adequate physical control of inventory through Cycle count policies and procedures
  • Business Partnering: Work collaboratively with BU to develop a real and active partnership between Finance and the Business.
  • Business Partnering :Partner with BU & Core Teams at Cork, understand the business needs, support their requirements in terms of Management Information and develop their understanding & ownership of Core Metrics;
  • Business Partnering: Provide analytical and interpretive support to operations management; Hold weekly/monthly reviews to drive superior performance; Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Value Improvement Programmes: Responsible for reporting of monthly VIP’s. Play active support role in identifying, supporting and reporting new VIP’s.
  • Project work: Identify and implement continuous improvement projects and participate in cross functional projects as required.
What do I need
  • Qualified Accountant with 2-5 years of strong relevant experience in Financial Planning & Costing ideally within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate on own initiative.
  • Proactive with excellent influencing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail & ability to manage complexity.
  • Decision making skills.

For further information on this role please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 / 
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