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Assistant Cost Accountant

Hays A&F
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£30000.0 - £40000.0 per annum + Up to £40k + Benefits
Closing date
Jan 3, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CIMA: Partly Qualified

Job Details

Your new company
Hays are delighted to be supporting a high growth SME manufacturing organisation to the South West of Birmingham, who are looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant with Cost Accounting experience. The ideal candidate will have a background within manufacturing and experience of preparing standard costings, bill of materials and variable cost planning. This would suit someone qualified by experience or part-qualified.

Your new role

  • Updating and reconciling financial ledgers
  • Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database
  • Plan and record variable costs
  • Establishing the standard costs of services or products
  • Prepare budgeting reports (for the company and for each department)
  • Analyse and report profit margins
  • Prepare (monthly, quarterly, and annual) cost report and variance against budget
  • Assisting in month-end and year-end closing
  • Assist with financial audits
  • VAT preparation, reconciliation, and submission
  • Updating the standard costs of products and services based on the associated expenses
  • Creating or updating cost build up in Bill of Materials
  • Working with operations in measuring efficiency both in financial and non-financial terms
  • Analysing organisational data and assessing rates of labour, depreciation and overhead to recommend policy amendments that will improve numbers

What you\'ll need to succeed
- Cost Accounting experience
- Manufacturing experience

What you\'ll get in return
This is a superb opportunity to join a high-growth SME manufacturing organisation with an annual salary of up to £40000, flexible working hours and free on-site parking.

What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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