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Junior Cost Accountant Ref: KR/41 - Monaghan

Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 8 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 Apr 2019
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Overview of role: Our client based in the North East is seeking a Junior Cost Accountant to join their Finance team on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer/ Management & Project Accountant.



Prepare and continually update robust product costings for the full range of current and any new products supplied to all of our customers

Ongoing margin analysis, root cause of variances, identification and implementation of corrective actions to prevent repeat incidences

Planning for contract negotiations with new and existing customers. Develop pricing strategies/plans with account managers

Assist in preparation of annual sales budget

Responsibility for supporting the European Commercial Team in the financial analysis of commercial performance, and in the preparation of financial information used for negotiations and decision-making, including pricing

Work closely with the Commercial Team and the wider Finance Team to ensure that appropriate financial controls and procedures are in place to achieve maximisation of customer and overall net profit

Analysis and reporting on revenue and volume in Ireland/ UK/ Holland and Germany

Weekly sales forecast reporting UK/ Irl/ Holland and Germany

Input and involvement into the strategy process and delivery of analysis to senior management

Evaluate and manage customer incentive plans (add/ maintain/ expire rebates and trade promotions)



Be a self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team using their own initiative

Have the ability to work to deadlines and in pressurised situations

Understand the importance of attention to detail and accuracy

Focused on presenting information professionally

Be a Self-Motivator, with a keen interest in business and the economy

Have strong interpersonal, communication and IT skills

Have analytical curiosity

Willingness to learn about the business


Experience and Qualifications

Qualified/Part qualified cost accountant with some industry experience.

Experience of providing insight and recommendations on profit/margin improvement to commercial teams

Experience of working closely with the commercial function of a business supplying major retailers is desirable


Other Significant Role Requirements:

An efficiency driven individual with a focus on providing accurate and timely information to decision makers

Highly Proficient Excel User

Valid passport and willingness to travel abroad for short periods of time if required


If you are interested in the above role, please email your CV to quoting reference KR/41.

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