Cost Accountant

Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Peterhead
Depending on experience
14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Rebecca Inglis
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Cost Accountant with FMCG or Manufacturing experience? If so, we want to hear from you!
Our client is looking for an experienced Cost Accountant to join their team in Peterhead.

About the Job:
As the Cost Accountant you will play a key role in supporting the Systems and Management Accountant in analysing and reporting actual manufacturing costs against standard costs and collaboratively working with stakeholders to improve business performance to maximise profit.

As the Cost Accountant you will be responsible for:
Continually reviewing product pricing schedules and keeping them up to date.
Creating product pricing schedules for new products.
Review and challenge assumptions for the Bill of Material (BOM) for all products.
Monitor, analyse and report on variances in actual costs against standard costs.
Continually review and improve all product costing and reporting processes.
Completing adhoc duties for the Systems and Management Accountant, Head of Finance and Directors.

The Ideal Candidate:
Cost accounting and FMCG or manufacturing experience.
Have experience/understanding of standard costings.
Have advanced Excel skills and be familiar with ERP systems.
Be a qualified/part qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA preferred).
The ability to use your own initiative and be able to take ownership and solve problems.
Able to work collaboratively with and confidently influence operational stakeholders.
Able to comfortably adapt to a rapid and continuously changing environment.
Have excellent communication skills, a professional attitude and be honest and reliable.

What You'll Get in Return:
A competitive salary (DOE) + Benefits

How to Apply:
If you're interested in this role and want to find out more please call Rebecca at MorePeople on 01780 480 530 or email

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