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Cost Analyst

  • Location: Rotherham
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email: cv@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 07 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JCU38059_1654603052

Sharp Consultancy are proud to be partnering with a leading design and manufacturing specialist who produce an array of products and solutions, and service an international customer base. The business has reinvested into machinery and technology allowing them to continue to innovate and be the market leader within their industry.

To help drive business growth and profitability, a Cost Analyst is required to join their expanding finance team. This role will assist in implementing robust costing methodology and standardise reporting to drive margin & variance analysis across the Group and provide support to the various internal stakeholders to assist them in controlling their costs.

Full training will be provided for this role and will ideally suit an ambitious and analytical individual looking to progress in finance, combined with adding value into the wider business.

Duties/Responsibilities include:

*Drive the importance of product costing across the business to assist managers in making key strategic decisions
*Review of current / new product costs including completing costing runs
*Identify material requirements
*Preparation of cost calculations for new products to assist in the setting of commercial prices
*Drive standardisation through documented processes and seek opportunities for process improvements
*Invest time in understanding business process and areas for improvement
*Understand what makes up production overheads and report variance analysis
*Invest time to understand the production process and impacts on business performance
*Analyse and review various costs
*Review current stock holdings in line with business requirements
*Preparation of subsidiary month end accounts

If you are interested in the above vacancy, or alternatively are only tentatively looking please do not hesitate to contact me completely confidentially in the first instance.


Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.