Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant


Can you work onsite in Lincolnshire?


Do you have experience of working as a Cost Accountant or similar?


Are you a qualified accountant or possess an equivalent qualification?


Macgregor Black is delighted to be working with a FMCG business in their search for a Cost Accountant. This is permanent role based in Grimsby.


As the Cost Accountant and leader of the Costing Team within the Business Performance unit, this role reports directly to the Director of Business Performance.


You will play a crucial role in overseeing product costings, ensuring the accuracy of costing models for various sites across the group, and providing comprehensive costing analysis.

This role is well-suited for an experienced cost accountant seeking increased responsibility and career progression beyond their current role.


Key Responsibilities:


Product Costing:

  • Manage the costing process for both new and existing products.
  • Develop and maintain robust costing models and bills of material.


Costing Analysis:

  • Provide detailed information on product costs.
  • Offer recommendations for the best course of action to optimize business outcomes.


Collaboration and Partnerships:

  • Collaborate with New Product Development to assess cost implications for products and product changes.
  • Work closely with the Commercial Business Partner to ensure a clear understanding of costings for tenders and new business.


Support and Analysis:

  • Provide analysis and information to support business tenders.
  • Evaluate raw material alternatives, advising on cost impacts, and recommending optimal choices.
  • Undertake scenario analysis for key stakeholders on an ad-hoc basis.


Continuous Improvement:

  • Assist in costing evaluations for continuous improvement projects, providing recommendations on viability.
  • Manage current by-product stocks and approve ad-hoc sales.


Process Enhancement:

  • Implement and develop more efficient ways of working within existing systems and processes.
  • Undertake ad-hoc project work to enhance departmental capabilities.


Skills and Experience Required:


  • CIMA qualified or equivalent
  • Strong Costing experience
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Numerical Acumen
  • Team Management


Competitive salary + benefits.


Please contact Carl Maw for more information today.

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Carl Maw

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