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Cost Accountant

Advertiser: Active Display Group3.5 out of 53.5 overall rating (11 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
29 May 2018
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Cost Accounting

Cost Accountant

  • Keysborough Location
  • Full Time
  • Excellent Career Opportunity

Who we are

Active Display Group is a subsidiary of WPP, which operates globally in 112 countries with 200,000 employees and turnover exceeding $20billion pa.

We are part of WPP AUNZ and we are Australia's leading point of sale design, production and logistics house covering 100 % of the customer experience journey. We are committed to providing innovative retail solutions to our clients by offering scale and capability, agility and quality.

About the role

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, Cost Accountant to join our accounts team based in Keysborough. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be specifically responsible for, maintaining and producing all key costing information, general ledger analysis & reconciliations, as well as inventory control, work in progress and variance analysis.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • monthly costing schedules by job and client
  • variance analysis of inventory & recommendations of improvement
  • cost allocation of inventory, freight and labour for all jobs in production
  • assisting with budget preparation and rolling forecasts
  • full product costing and feasibility testing
  • workflow review and process improvement implementation
  • preparation of month end journals, reporting, analysis and commentary
  • ad-hoc management reports

As the successful candidate will ideally have held a cost accountant role within a manufacturing environment. You will be CA/CPA qualified, or studying towards this completion. You will have both excellent written and verbal communication skills and high attention to detail as well as be highly analytical with the ability to produce and present high level detail analysis.

A work ethic which consistently demonstrates flexibility, adaptability and logical thinking in your approach to tasks will have you well placed. As importantly you MUST be willing to be a team player within our small finance team and be prepared to roll up your sleeves and add value to all areas when needed.

A competitive salary based on experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

This is a fantastic career opportunity to work with a leading company so if you are looking for a stimulating challenge please click on the apply now button!

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for this role.

Who we are

Active Display Group is a subsidiary of WPP, which operates globally in 112 countries with 200,000 employees and turnover exceeding $20billion pa.

We are part of WPP AUNZ and we are Australia's leading point of sale design, production and logistics house covering 100 % of the customer experience journey. We are committed to providing innovative retail solutions to our clients by offering scale and capability, agility and quality.

About the role

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, Cost Accountant to join our accounts team based in Keysborough. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be specifically responsible for, maintaining and producing all key costing information, general ledger analysis & reconciliations, as well as inventory control, work in progress and variance analysis.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • monthly costing schedules by job and client
  • variance analysis of inventory & recommendations of improvement
  • cost allocation of inventory, freight and labour for all jobs in production
  • assisting with budget preparation and rolling forecasts
  • full product costing and feasibility testing
  • workflow review and process improvement implementation
  • preparation of month end journals, reporting, analysis and commentary
  • ad-hoc management reports

As the successful candidate will ideally have held a cost accountant role within a manufacturing environment. You will be CA/CPA qualified, or studying towards this completion. You will have both excellent written and verbal communication skills and high attention to detail as well as be highly analytical with the ability to produce and present high level detail analysis.

A work ethic which consistently demonstrates flexibility, adaptability and logical thinking in your approach to tasks will have you well placed. As importantly you MUST be willing to be a team player within our small finance team and be prepared to roll up your sleeves and add value to all areas when needed.

A competitive salary based on experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

This is a fantastic career opportunity to work with a leading company so if you are looking for a stimulating challenge please click on the apply now button!

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for this role.

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