Cost Analyst

England, South Yorkshire, Rotherham
07 Sep 2021
05 Oct 2021
Beth Liversidge
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time
ELevation Accountancy & Finance are currently supporting a leading manufacturing firm, based in the Rotherham area, as they look to expand their team with an ambitious Cost Analyst!

The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and professional group finance team to assist in the preparation of month end accounts as well as implementing robust costing methodology and standardise reporting to drive margin & variance analysis across the Group and provide support to the workshops to assist them in controlling their costs.

Our client are looking for someone with a genuine passion for finance, strong analytical skills and attention to detail with excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with individuals across the business. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to take that next step in their finance career within a thriving manufacturing business.

Key Accountabilities:

*Drive the importance of product costing across the business to assist managers in making key strategic decision
*Review of current / new product costs including completing costing runs
*Identify material requirements
*Preparation of cost calculations for new products to assist in the setting of commercial prices
*Drive standardisation through documented processes and seek opportunities for process improvements
*Invest time in understanding business process and areas for improvement
*Understand what makes up production overheads and report variance analysis
*Invest time to understand the production process and impacts on business performance
*Analyse and review workshop costs
*Review current stock holdings in line with business requirements
*Preparation of workshop month end accounts
*Prepare and submit monthly accounts for a UK subsidiary

Person Specification:

*Finance Graduate / AAT studier or CIMA/ACCA Part Qualified
*Excellent analytical skills including Excel (pivot tables & vlookups)
*Strong communication skills
*Keen eye for detail and excellent organisational skills

Full training can be provided for the right person, it's all about personality, ambition and a willingness to learn!

If you would like to be considered, please feel free to apply today or contact Beth Liversidge for more information.

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