Cost Analyst

Job Overview

Are you an Accountant who has worked in a strong analytical role within Manufacturing? This is a great role that will expand and add to your knowledge and give you a strong basis moving forward.

What's important:
* A Part Qualified / Qualified accountant, with strong analytic and numeracy skills and a passion for delivering exceptional business partnering
* Commercially focused with a proven track record of building strong cross-functional relationships and a desire to drive operational efficiency
* Strong systems skills, with advanced Excel and Access a key requirement
* A natural curiosity, collegiate style, and engaging nature

The day to day:
* Work with sales and marketing to analyse sales out data, promotional activity, and market trends to ensure these are reflected in the demand plans and sufficient buffer stock is held to cover any potential upsides based on historical trends
* Work with the Sales, Marketing and Operations teams to ensure the effective management of EOL products during range changes to ensure scrappage and obsolescence is minimised
* Finance Lead for the S&OP process and reporting
* Support the Commercial Finance Manager with providing analysis and recommendations to the Operations/R&D team through gross margin analysis, PPV reporting and Inventory management
* Review and optimize current Supply & Demand Systems and processes
* Support the quarterly forecasting process and the annual budgeting process
* Support the Commercial Finance Manager with product profitability modeling, ensuring the accuracy of standard and non-standard cost of sales inputs
* Make recommendation on prioritisation of stock based on customer and product profitability analysis
* Act as the finance lead for SKU rationalization initiatives, working with sales, marketing and operations to ensure the range aligns to the product portfolio strategy for all regions
* Work collaboratively and partner with key cross-functional teams (IT, Operations, Sales, Customer Service) to deliver our key business objectives

If you match the above skills, please apply to Bernadette Sisson with your up to date CV for immediate consideration.

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