Cost Accountant

Our client, a highly successful group, is seeking a Cost Accountant on a permanent basis of 32 hours per week (flexible hours)


Co. Offaly


€47850 - €52635



  • Preparation of full month-end profit and loss and balance sheet reporting packs, month-end reconciliations and variance reports
  • Cash flow management
  • Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasting
  • Bill of materials costing
  • Assist in the update of standard costs annually based on the year-to-date actuals
  • Track actual-to-standard cost variances and investigate in conjunction with operations
  • Ensure timely and accurate valuation of inventory and associated provisions on a monthly basis
  • Assess impact of bill of materials (BOM) changes on standard cost and provide finance approval
  • Ensure accurate recording of inventory movement transactions on a monthly basis
  • Work with other functions to achieve continuous improvement of processes and procedures




  • Experience of costing goods, valuing inventory and analysing cost variances
  • Data analysis and numeric skills with the ability to evaluate and present data
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to balance immediate and long-term priorities
  • Advanced excel skills are essential and excellent overall MS office skills  
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to deadlines


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