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Cost Accountant

  • Job reference: 918087
  • Location: Fife
  • Salary: GBP36000 - GBP40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance
  • Date posted: 05/02/2018

Our client is a manufacturing company in Fife who currently have a requirement for a Cost Accountant to join their Finance and Project Management team. You will provide financial information to aid operational and project-specific decision making.

The main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide support, development and financial guidance to the Project Management team.
  • Provide support to Project Managers in the preparation of their monthly status reports.
  • Assist Project Managers with monthly variance analysis and forecast preparation
  • Investigate, understand (in an operational context) and communicate deviations in actual costs vs forecast.
  • Integrate fully with the site operations team to understand the manufacturing process and associated costs.
  • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Involvement in the Accounts Receivable process - reporting on Billed, Accrued / Unbilled Revenue and monitoring of cash collection.
  • Support the Finance Manager in ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place across the business (SOX) and compliance with financial reporting standards (UK & US GAAP).

This role would suit a Part-Qualified or Qualified Accountant with experience in Project based industries and previous experience using Oracle based ERP system and Sarbannes Oxley compliance.

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