Cost Accountant - East Lancashire - £35,000 - £40,000 -

Cost Accountant – East Lancashire – £35,000 – £40,000

| Job ID: JMCA01 | £35000 - £40000 per annum + Staff Discount


Cummins Mellor are working with a fast growing and ambitious FMCG company based in East Lancashire in their search for a Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

East Lancashire

£35,000 – £40,000

Cummins Mellor are seeking a Cost Accountant to join a successful, high end, wholesale food company in East Lancashire.


Reporting to the Financial Director and working closely with the Company Buyer and Managing Director, the business has recently seen a period of accelerated growth and due to further investment seek to expand their finance team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving and developing team and become part of the businesses’ ambitious growth strategy.

The successful candidate must have a sound understanding and/or experience working in the food or FMCG industry and have excellent communication skills.

Suitable applicants would ideally be part or fully qualified CIMA and excited to progress and develop themselves and the role for the future.

Candidates with experience in the following roles may also be considered suitable, Cost, Cost Control, Costing, Cost Manager, Finance Manager, and Management Accountant

As a Cost Accountant your responsibilities will include:

  • Cost monitoring of all stock controls, inventory and WIP
  • Development and production of cost variance reports
  • Development and production of product line reporting
  • Responsibility for measuring and monitoring wastage
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Management reporting and KPI development
  • Liaising with colleagues across the business
  • Various month end duties around inventory and associated areas including processing of journals, reconciliation of specific balance sheet accounts and production of key management reporting

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong product costing experience
  • Variance analysis experience at a high level and be able to draw meaningful conclusions
  • Experience in the creation and ownership of budgets and forecasts
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • A strong focus on professional values
  • Sage and Excel experience is essential

If you’re interested in joining this forward thinking and dynamic business as their Cost Accountant, please apply online today.


  • Excellent salary package
  • Free parking
  • Staff discounts
  • Fantastic working environment

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