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Cost Accountant

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Job Details
  • 5048
  • Luxfer MEL Technologies
  • Swinton, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • In the region of £45,000 to £50,000 + potential annual bonus

Cost Accountant / Management Accountant

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide. Our high-value solutions help to improve people’s lives, keep them safer, and make their work more productive.

We are a forward-thinking business with approximately 300 employees across the UK & US, and we have created a new rewarding career opportunity for a Cost Accountant / Management Accountant to join our growing UK based Finance Team at our head office based in Swinton, Greater Manchester.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work with incredibly talented professionals, and you will have the support and training to develop yourself to the highest levels within a world leading company, contributing to our continued growth and success.

The Package

As a Cost / Management Accountant, you will benefit from:

  • A salary in the region of £45,000 to £50,000, with the level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Potential to earn an annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Participate in company share option scheme
  • Free on-site parking

You will be employed on a permanent contract, working predominantly Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Flexibility with working hours will be required due to the nature of the role.

The Role – Cost Accountant / Management Accountant

Reporting to the Financial Controller, as the Cost Accountant you’ll play an integral role in period end reporting and ensure all inventory related provisions are posted in an accurate and timely manner. You’ll monitor, review and update standard prices in SAP S4 / HANA while liaising with the production managers on improving and streamlining manufacturing processes to evaluate costs.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Maintaining and updating standard costs, labour rates, and machine rates
  • Completing quarterly cost roll-ups
  • Inventory provisions and inventory analysis
  • Undertaking Unrealised Profit in Inventory Provision calculations
  • Transfer pricing analysis and variance analysis
  • Completing balance sheet reconciliations

Our Requirements – Cost Accountant / Management Accountant

  • Proven experience as a Cost Accountant / Management Accountant, gained within the manufacturing industry
  • Be either fully or part qualified (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Knowledge of BOMs and routings, transfer pricing calculations, Unrealised Profit in Inventory Provision calculations, inventory provisions and adjustments and year-end audit requirements
  • IT literate, with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • High level of attention to detail

More about us:

We are an innovative technology driven business where Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development and Teamwork are our core values. At Luxfer we are passionate about what we do; the products we develop and manufacture and our long-term partnership with our customers.

All applications for this Cost Accountant / Management Accountant vacancy are to be submitted online.

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