Role details

Cost Accountant - High Tech Manufacturer

Taunton   •   £35,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • High tech manufacturer and division of global group
  • Manufacturing and systems experience key

About Our Client

My client are a leading manufacturer in advanced sensing technologies and innovative embedded measurement solutions customized for regulatory and industry driven applications, creating value by providing critical information for real time data decisions.

We offer industry leading domain expertise, rapid customization, world-class manufacturing capability and lasting customer relationships to deliver the greatest value in cost of ownership to our customers.

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • To assist in the design and implementation of a reliable and accurate inventory tracking system
  • Create and maintain accurate product standard costings
  • Create systems to provide production analytics to understand and report site performance
  • Assist with customer contract negotiations by the provision of customer and product profitability
  • To provide the site controller with costs, revenue, and balance sheet analyses
  • Manage periodic cycle count and annual stock-take
  • Responsibility for stock accounting of actuals and forecasting through BPC
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and strategic planning process
  • Forecast accurate cash flows and monitor and report variances
  • Responsibility for statutory accounting
  • Support External and Internal audits

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment.
  • Strong experience in maximising the value gained from an ERP system.
  • Qualified Accountant.
  • Demonstrated a structured approach to problem solving.
  • Fully IT-literate with advanced Microsoft product knowledge, ideally to macro level in Excel.
  • Highly analytical self-starter.
  • Can communicate technical and non-technical information effectively to all levels.
  • Ability to plan, organise and execute in isolation and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Appetite and aptitude for new methods and tasks

What's on Offer

This role will pay a competitive basic salary and additional benefits package.

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