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Assistant Management & Cost Accountant

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  • Ref: JH886152

My client is looking to appoint a flexible person who is preferably part qualified AAT or CIMA Accountant, with relevant costing knowledge & experience, to support the Finance Department in meeting monthly reporting deadlines. 

Assistant Management & Cost Accountant responsibilities include...

  • Project Cost Accounting for circa 20 to 30 Live Projects at any one time, liaising with other departments projects, engineering, sales, Production Control & Procurement),
  • Reporting of Project Financial Performance against Budget for Monthly Management Accounts, Yearend Financial Accounts, Periodic Feedback to other departments & presentation at Project Close out Meetings
  • Project Revenue Recognition with consideration to Long Term Contract Accounting Principles, Foreign Currency Translation and associated Exchange Differences.
  • Preparation and Posting of Syteline Journals for Project Revenue Recognition & Cost of Sales.
  • Monthly Working Capital Cash Flow Forecasting of Revenue & Costs for up to 24 months ahead.
  • Euro & USD Cashflow Forecasting to identify Foreign Currency Exposure (surplus/deficit), to facilitate Forex Deal Planning.
  • Setting up New Project Tasks/Resources in Syteline, including Cross Refencing (linking) to Bill of Material (BOM) Job Orders, to facilitate the tracking/control of actual project costs against budget.
  • Administration of Higher Purchase (HP) Lease Agreements & Interest Charges.
  • Assist with the completion of Government Statistical Returns.
  • Assist with the Annual Insurance Renewal.
  • Assist with the Annual Budgeting Process.

Assistant Management & Cost Accountant requirements include...

  • Knowledge of our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be an advantage, particularly the Projects Module & Bills of Material.
  • Excellent skills to obtain data using SQL queries. Create pivot tables and understand/write/amend nested statement formulas that include V lookup & Concatenate functions.
  • The ability to harness the latest technology to drive through process improvements to achieve greater efficiency would be a definite advantage.


  • Health & Dental cover
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Compact hours based on 37 hour week 8am - 4pm - 3.30pm finish on a Friday.
  • Continued support with CIMA AAT

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