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Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway
REF: 87459
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287

Cost Accountant

Who are the client
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Cost Accountant for their site on a contract basis

What will I be doing
  • Working as a Cost Accountant in a fast paced growing environment, providing accurate financial reports to support the business
  • Financial control and management of manufacturing business units, including revenue, costs, inventory and headcount.
  • Continuous investigation and explanation of financial results for business units in area of responsibility.
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly reports within agreed deadlines.
  • Support business unit leaders in understanding product costs and driving improvement in product margins.
  • Manage financial control and reporting of inventory in conjunction with Supply Chain function
  • Provide input and financial support to cross-functional task teams in achieving site objectives.
  • Prepare costing analysis in support of new products, or new business proposals.
  • Prepare and present information for the site budgeting process.
  • Prepare quarterly forecasts for business units in area of responsibility.
  • Provide financial justification for proposed capital expenditure.
  • Review the reconciliation and maintenance of key balance sheet control accounts.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Finance function.
  • Provide support to other business units in the implementation of ERP systems
  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis and support of other business projects as required

What do I need
  • Fully Qualified Accountant.
  • 3 to 5 years hands-on management accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have knowledge and experience of management accounting systems
  • Strong Excel skills and knowledge of Oracle Financial systems an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to prioritise tasks.

For further information on this Cost Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 021 2066287 / 0860449371

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