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Cost Accountant - Interim

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention
Leicestershire, East Midlands, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Title:
Interim Cost Accountant

LeicestershireDuration: c2 monthsOur client is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Interim Cost Accountant for position based in Leicestershire. Working in their Finance Team, this is an exciting opportunity to join their business for a 2-month period and contribute to the financial stability and growth of our business.Key


  • Profitability and Pricing Analysis: Coordinate and execute profitability and pricing analysis by product and customer segment.
  • Revenue and Margin Reporting: Provide detailed revenue and margin analysis reports, enabling the senior management team to make informed decisions to secure future stability, growth, and profitability.
  • Data and Reporting: Ensure the provision of accurate and timely data and reporting on a weekly basis.
  • Strategic Insight: Prepare analysis, business cases, scenario planning, and provide strategic insight to enhance decision-making processes.
  • Leadership Support: Act as a sounding board and provide challenges to the business unit leadership team.
  • Project involvement: Building reports relating to new business proposals

Experience Required:
  • Proven experience gained from a strong accounting background plus prior experience in costing, financial analysis, and reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and provide actionable insights.
  • Strong Excel skills macros, pivots and look ups experience as an absolute minimum, & if you have sql, even better!
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

As this a 2mnth role initially, they require someone who is available within the next 1-2wks, & it will be office based due to the role requirements. If you have a strong accounting background, have a passion for analysis, are a proactive professional with a keen eye for detail, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience for this interim position.

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