Part Qualified Cost Accountant

in Accounting

Job Description

Cost Accontant

We’re currently in the process of sourcing top talent for a crucial role in our client’s accounts team: they’re on the lookout for a skilled Part Qualified Cost Accountant to fill this key position. This role will primarily focus on cost accounting and providing crucial factory information. The ideal candidate will either be CIMA qualified, part-qualified, or possess equivalent qualifications with 1-2 years of relevant experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to further their study, particularly with a preference for CIMA certification, or for CIMA part-qualified individuals seeking to transition into a manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct cost accounting activities, including analysing manufacturing costs and variances
  • Provide accurate and timely factory information for decision-making purposes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather relevant data and insights
  • Support financial planning and analysis processes related to manufacturing operations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of cost control measures
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the finance department

Your profile:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • AAT qualified looking to move on to CIMA or PQ CIMA looking for manufacturing experience
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting principles and practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and communicate complex concepts clearly

In return:

  • Salary: paying up to £42k
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee discounts and perks
  • Regular team activities

Next steps:

If you are a motivated and ambitious individual with a passion for cost accounting and manufacturing, we want to hear from you! Please submit your most recent CV for consideration. Interviews taking place over the next few weeks.

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