Job Ref: VP07032017
Type: Permanent
Location: Malvern
Salary: 30,000
Closing Date: 3 April 2017

Full Description

Our Malvern based client, a leading independent UK manufacturer is looking to appoint an experienced COST ACCOUNTANT. This is your opportunity to work for a dynamic & expanding company where you will be valued as an employee and team member.

You will be a pro-active individual who has previous cost accounting experience within a manufacturing environment with a proven track record of success, with the ability to communicate and work successfully with factory floor employees through to Directors.

As the Cost Accountant your responsibilities will include: • Collect & analyse data and record results to determine costs to business such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour • Analysing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost • Analysing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs • Record, audit, analyse & report cost information for use in controlling expenditures • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services • Maintaining Cost Accounting System and assist in Month end close of the General Ledger • Conducts physical inventories and monitor cycle count program • Reconciling finished goods inventories

You will be expected to have the following qualifications & experience: • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment • Recognised qualification in Accounting • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles. • Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports


This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, individual who is keen to contribute to the continued success of a well-established and rapidly expanding business. Apply now for this exciting position by emailing your CV to or by calling us on 01905 617000 for more information.

Severn Wye Ltd. trading as dh Recruitment Hereford and Worcester.