Cost Accounting Analyst

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Thetford, England
Industry: Pharmaceuticals, Other
Rate: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
ID: 0710CAA
Posted: 07 Oct 2019

Job Description:

Job Description: Cost Accounting Analyst

  • Monthly close process and management of the General ledger. Including accounts analysis, journal entries, accounts review, and adjustments, accruals and manufacturing variances reports with commentaries.

  • Analysis of all key manufacturing variances on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

  • Analysis and reporting of results to the Finance Controller.

  • Manage and control of capital projects. Set the projects into the system, tracking reports, regional reports and capitalisation of projects.

  • Responsible for product costing update and set new part numbers cost.

  • Provide support to plant projects that require costing or financial analysis.

  • Projection of manufacturing variances to anticipate month end results.

  • Estimate the financial impact of events that could represent a favorable or adverse deviation from budget or forecast goals.

  • Review and Analysis of monthly accounts with key stakeholders, i.e. production, supply chain, purchasing, engineering, quality, etc.

  • Internal auditing including ensuring procedures are updated, drafting audit plans, performing monthly internal audits on all areas.

  • Manage the reporting systems for month end, forecast and budget. It includes set up, uploads, extracts, reviews and adjustments.

  • Preparation of Annual Budget and Periodic Forecasts


  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting systems is required, ideally JD Edwards and Hyperion.

  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

  • Knowledge of US GAPP

  • Strong Analytical Skills
Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

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Required Skills:

cost accounting, analyst, financial reporting

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Sean Adams
TEL : +44 20 7532 7934

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