Senior Cost Accountant - VR/27343

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Status: Permanent
Location: Kintore, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

This is a great company to work for who offer a competitive benefits package and hybrid working.


Main duties and responsibilities

  • Working closely with Plant Managers at locations in the UK to define, develop and continually update and distribute reports that communicate the financial performance of the facility and provide the information required to manage the business.
  • Analysing and interpreting production variances regularly (especially for implications of future performance) and reporting this to plant management.
  • Collecting and analysing data about operational costs and admin expenses comparing actual performance against plan and forecast performance and reporting this to plant management.
  • Collaborating with plant management in setting standard costs for manufactured goods including hourly burden rates set in the ERP systems.
  • Analysing and recommending costs and cost savings.
  • Preparing and completing internal cost audits.
  • Providing management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Reviewing and recommending local policies and procedures that directly influence financial transactions and inventory costing to ensure accuracy.
  • Collaborating with local Accounting Team on inventory reconciliations.
  • Leading periodic inventory cost rolls collaborating with local plant management and Accounting Team.
  • Maintaining standard costs of raw materials, packaging and finished goods including new products.


Applicants to this role require

  • Professional accountancy qualification.
  • Experience of cost accounting.
  • US GAAP experience.
  • Oil and gas experience advantageous.

TMM Recruitment INDFIN

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