Cost Accountant

Posted on: 10/02/2021
Ref: VAC-18191
  • Salary: DOE + benefits
  • Start Date: 08/03/2021
  • End Date: 28/02/2022
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Kirkcaldy
  • Industry: Commercial Office/Administration
  • Discipline: Accountant
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 51 weeks+


Job Description

Cost Accountant – Manufacturing – FIFE, Maternity cover

We are recruiting a cost accountant to work with our clients Finance Manager, department and project management team at their manufacturing facility in Fife.
As a key member of the team you will provide relevant, effective and reliable financial information which supports operational and project-specific decision making.

Your role will Inc:
1. Preparing, monitoring, controlling and financial reporting of project costs, in line with site and corporate requirements and to support the achievement of operational and financial results in line with company targets and objectives.
2. Working independently under limited supervision.
3. You will be managing and navigating ambiguous projects with minimal support.
4. Providing solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
5. Explaining facts and providing context and policies to internal/external parties.
6. You will have a positive `can-do` attitude with support the internal culture of Safety, Quality, ongoing learning and continual improvement.
7. Provide support to Project Managers in the preparation of their monthly status reports.
8. Assist Project Managers with monthly variance analysis and forecast preparation, which must be reliable and timely.
9. Investigate, understand (in an operational context) and effectively communicate deviations in actual costs vs forecast.
10. Contribute to the monthly Project Reviews process and support the Project Management team in any financial queries.
11. Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
12. Involvement in the Accounts Receivable process – reporting on Billed, Accrued / Unbilled Revenue and monitoring of cash collection.
13. Assist the Supply Chain department
14. Support the Finance Manager in ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place across the business for the UK and internationally.
15. Strive for continual development on a technical and personal basis.

Please call Ronnie Harris on 01592631644 or apply via any of the links
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