I am recruiting for a permanent Cost Accountant for my Manufacturing client based in Coventry.
Directly reporting into the Finance Director, the focus of this role is to take ownership of the current Costing System and to ensure that the product standard costs closely reflect actual costs. The right candidate will have experience working within a similar Costing focused role within a Manufacturing environment.
Responsibilities will include:
o Manage and maintain Bills of Manufacture
o Implement change management protocols for the updating of costs
o Manage the product profitability analysis.
o Provide costs and indicative selling prices for new products
o Compare standard costs to current costs and evaluate impact
o Manage standard cost updates: roll across and roll up
o Prepare and reconcile sales and gross profit analyses
o Liaise with the sales department to understand differences to forecast and budget
o Analyse labour efficiency
o Evaluate job variances to assess accuracy of the standard costs
o Provide breakdown of material usage variances to identify improvements in manufacturing processes
o Liaise with the sales department and production
A full role profile is available. Please contact me for further details.