Cost Accountant

Job reference: 1620/CA

Job function/discipline: Accountancy and Finance

Basic salary: Negotiable

Closing date:

On behalf of our Co. Tyrone client we are recruiting a Management/ Cost Accountant who will be responsible for preparing, developing and analysing management accounting information and providing a high quality support service to the Financial Controller and Line Managers in the Company.

 Key Responsibilities:

  1. Production of daily, weekly and monthly stock and yield information for the production of the site monthly management accounts.
  2. Work closely with factory managers to ensure effective and accurate capture of data to improve the accuracy and reporting of factory yields.
  3. Coordinate and manage the activities of the Material Control team to ensure provision of accurate and timely information.
  4. Analyse and investigate variances.
  5. Product costing.
  6. Guide Line managers on cost issues to ensure efficient operation with continuous improvement and maximization of profits.
  7. Preparation and analysis of profit and loss information on a job-by-job basis.
  8. Liaise with production and sales departments in relation to financial forecasts, budgets and performance.
  9. Assist the Financial Controller in the preparation of site budgets for Senior Management and Board.


  • A recognised professional accounting qualification preferably CIMA, or be in the final stages of achieving their qualification.
  • A minimum of three years management accounts experience in the meat industry or other FMCG area.
  • A thorough understanding of management accounting principles and techniques.
  • Experience of product costing.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Effective presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong IT skills- Excel, Word, SAP.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good organisational and administrative skills.

To discuss the role in confidence please call Beth on 90628877. To apply please email your CV to beth@fordemayconsulting.com before the closing date of 24th May 2017.