Cost Accountant - VR/16565

Status: Permanent
Rate: £Commensurate with experience
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/16565

An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen with a fairly new entrant to the Aberdeen Market. Due to an internal promotion, our client are looking to add a Cost Accountant to their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role sits apart from the Finance Team so is stand-alone in nature. It’s a high profile position within the office and will allow exposure to Senior Managers within the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analysing variances and resolving potential problems with appropriate budget holders, making appropriate recommendations.
  • Providing relevant and accurate financial and accounting advice and consultancy, including guidance and direction on company procedure, legislative compliance requirements and changes and amendments to all employees with budgetary responsibilities.
  • Preparing and producing management reports for both internal Management and external stakeholders.
  • Participating in internal and external forums requiring a finance presence, providing positive contributions, completion of actions and timely reporting back to other department members and appropriate employees.
  • Undertaking assigned projects and investigations, providing realistic recommendations in line with legislative and business requirements, and to improve overall service.
  • Supporting statutory and commercial audits as required.
  • Assisting Finance and Contracts Administrator to ensure effective and efficient invoice administration.

The ideal applicant will be a qualified Accountant, with the ability to communicate financial information to financial and non-financial managers. There will be some travel expected.

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