Cost/Management Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 02/08/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06070-0011381355


Robert Half are delighted to be partnering with a global industry leader to find the newest member of their growing finance team. If you are interested in working for an award winning business that cares about it's employees. We are looking for an individual who has experience of management accounting within a manufacturing environment. If that's you, please get in touch!


  • Review and investigate financial results and communicate findings for items such as standard cost planning as part of the annual Budget and new part number creation.
  • Review and investigate production order (PDO) process including the review of WIP and settlement of completed production orders. Review of audit logs and financial output to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Review and investigate project systems (PS) for PASS systems, including initial Percentage of Completion (POC) calculations and project reporting.
  • Review purchase Price Variances and review with Strategic Procurement to ensure all significant variances are understood and documented.
  • Review inventory count activities.
  • Build a good working relationship with plant-based associates to facilitate a 2-day month end close and to ensure no material misstatements. Investigate significant P&L & Balance Sheet movements and communicate the findings.
  • Generate accurate and timely daily, weekly and monthly reporting


Knowledge & Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and high level of attention to detail.
  • Intermediate or advance level of study in professional accounting qualifications.
  • Experience with accounting/costing.
  • Experience of management accounting within a manufacturing environment, and familiarity with controlling and costing concepts.
  • More advanced use of Excel, including nested 'If' statements, Lookups, pivot tables, power pivot.
  • Experience of working in a large business.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Salary available upon application
  • 4% annual Bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Free Parking
  • On site Subsidised canteen
  • 3x Basic Salary life assurance
  • pension scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Wellbeing events
  • MyBenefits Scheme (various discounts)

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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