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Cost Accountant

  • Location:

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce, Food

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Lycia Pitcher

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

Cost Accountant

Our client is a large and well regarded fresh food business who is looking to bring in a Cost Accountant who will be the key point of contact for product costings within the business. They are looking for someone with a background (ideally) within a fresh produce or food environment. They will work closely with the business' operational teams and become proficient in understanding raw material, yields, labour and other direct costs to ensure that standards reflect true cost of manufacture and despatch.

Preparation of costing's for new (NPD) and existing (EPD) products.
Allocation of fixed and variable overheads
Assist with the budgeting and forecasting processes.
Ensure each of the sites understand their budgeted standard costs.
Provide updated standard costs to factories (NPD/EPD).
Work with key stakeholders to understand weekly/monthly variances to standard.
Support key stakeholders to identify operational improvement to beat standard costs.

Strong numerical and analytical skills
Proficient in Excel
Part Qualified / Qualified Accountant CIMA / ACCA / ACA - Study support required
Strong communication skills
Come from a Fresh Produce / Food / FMCG background

If you are interested in the above role then please apply below, or please contact Lycia on 01780 480530 or for further information.