Job Opportunity: Cost Management Accountant – Vacancy Fulfilled

Cost Management Accountant

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland.

We currently have a vacancy for a Cost Management Accountant within the Company who will report directly to the directors and senior management.

Candidates should have a minimum of three years’ experience developing project cost accounting methodology and processes as well as implementing these processes with ongoing projects.

Basic duties of the role:

  • Manage and drive through change initiatives as identified.
  • Understand and document key processes, whilst seeking streamlining opportunities.
  • Develop KPI reporting and analysis.
  • Challenge current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings wherever possible and to set best practice across the organisation.
  • Be comfortable dealing with and working through issues and operational challenges with project teams and getting into details to ensure you understand the cost drivers of the business.
  • Reconcile and submit VAT returns to HMRC.
  • Prepare payroll reconciliations for Direct and Indirect wages.
  • Prepare Fixed Asset Schedule and depreciation allocation.
  • Any Ad-hoc financial reporting as required.
  • Manage and lead accounts department team and ensure all deadlines are met.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong investigative & analytical ability.
  • Excellent attention to detail in order to accurately report any variances to budget for the duration of projects.
  • The individual must have a strong ability to manage their own workload and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Good team player.
  • Demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm to making a valued contribution to the company.
  • Solid accounting skills, diligent and accurate.
  • Excellent spread sheet skills, including being comfortable with pivots, advanced formulae and charting.

Qualification in Accountancy is desirable but not essential.

Job Location:- Carnwath, South Lanarkshire

Applications can be sent via the BHC Job Enquiry Form