Accountant

  • Job Reference: SWR3096
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Timberwolf
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration, Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Cost & Management Accountant - Timberwolf are a highly successful, award-winning Design and Manufacturing business with 35 years of heritage. Due to continued growth, we are now searching for a Cost and Management Accountant to join our team based in Stowmarket. 

This is a hybrid role combining elements of financial accounting with cost & management accounting. As the Cost and Management Accountant you will be working alongside the Financial Director and Management accountant. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining standard costs for all products, calculating and maintaining labour and overhead rates, reviewing Inventory, ensure accuracy of inventory by calculating provisions and identifying opportunities for inventory reductions. 

Other key responsibilities include: 

  • Preparing and investigating material/labour and overhead variances.
  • Support managers in cost down initiatives
  • Support month and year end closing process including accruals/prepayments/ provisions.
  • Monthly and daily reporting to US parent
  • Support Financial accounting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Supplier payments
  • Credit control

The Cost and Management Accountant will be a Fully Qualified Accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA) (a finalist will be considered), and will ideally possess manufacturing costing experience. You will have excellent communication skills, and competent with Microsoft packages including Excel. 

This is a full-time position though part-time may be considered for the right candidate. On offer is a salary of £40000-£50000 per annum (pro rata). 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Additional keywords: accountant, management, ACCA, ACA, ACMA, cost, inventory, manufacturing

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