Cost Accountant

Anderson Knight
Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 31, 2023

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Full Time
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Anderson Knight are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Cost Accountant to join our well renowned client based in Livingston . The successful candidate will be responsible for analysing and managing costs for the company, as well as providing financial insight to aid in decision making.


* Analyse and report on costs of production and operations

* Assist in budget and forecast preparation

* Identify and implement cost savings opportunities

* Provide financial analysis and support to management team

* Maintain and update standard cost database

* Posting of the relevant journals at the month-end

* Preparation of monthly reports including Sales Analysis & Stock Reconciliation

* Organising and auditing bi-annual inventory counts and cycle counts

* Year-end standard costs calculation and implementation, reporting of variances, contribution and profit evaluation


* Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a cost accounting or similar type role

* Part Qualified ACCA / CIMA

* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

* Advanced proficiency in Excel and other financial software

If you are a motivated and experienced cost accountant looking for an exciting new opportunity, please apply using the link below
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