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Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Sommerville

  • Contact email:

    matts@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007637_1571676396

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Sommerville

Cedar is currently recruiting a Cost Accountant for a well known company based in Central/North London.
The role is based within a team which focuses on the cost accounting which includes: the costs of sale, stock, maintenance, overheads and depreciation.

Some of the duties for the role are:

  • You will be leading the maintenance of fixed asset register and posting of related month end journals.
  • Working throughout the month to ensure that the accounting is to be completed at month end.
  • Work pro-actively with the business and the finance business partners.
  • Work actively with the business, and with the purchasing team, to ensure that purchase orders and receipting are improved and aligned.
  • Prepare and input month end journals to finalise the accounting in accordance with the month end timetable.
  • Be responsible for reconciliations.
  • You will be assisting in the preparation of half year, hard close and year end audit files and supporting the audit process.


Main Requirements:

  • You need to be a part qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • You must have strong cost accounting experience
  • A proactive and forward thinking attitude.
  • Excellent understanding of general ledger accounting
  • Good understanding of financial processes and controls
  • Strong IT skills, including Excel, Oracle Financials and Business Objects
  • The Ability to act as interface between Finance and the business.
  • To be able to build strong relationships with people at a variety of levels within the company.


There are a number of great benefits which come with this role:

  • Travel benefits for work and play
  • A great pension
  • Exclusive discounts and perks