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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Office 4, Sligo Airport Business Park,
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.
Tel: 071 9128266

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Cost Accountant

Location: Leitrim
Entered: 19 July 2018
Duration: Permanent
Cost Accountant

Brightpath Recruitment is currently seeking a Cost Accountant for our client in Leitrim who are a leading provider and specialist in minimally invasive medical devices. The company specialise in providing design and manufacturing expertise, from concept development to finished product, for a wide variety of medical devices.

What’s on Offer?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that is in rapid expansion mode. They operate from 2 facilities with a team of over 350 operating in a combined work space of over 100,000 sqft. This is a permanent role with a competitive salary and benefits package is attached.


  • Manage financial control and reporting of inventory in conjunction with Supply Chain function, including accounting, valuation, and obsolescence management
  • Support Business Unit Managers in understanding product costs and driving improvement in product margins
  • Analyse actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Cost maintenance for bills of Material and routings
  •  Report on and review gross margins
  • Assist in preparation of costing analysis in support of new products, or new business proposals
  •  Assisting in month end close of the General Ledger
  • Perform a key role in the preparation and compilation of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Assist with the preparation of Statutory Accounts
  •  Contribute to the continuous improvement of the efficiency and contribution of the Finance function.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis and support of other business projects as required.         

  • 3 Years Plus PQE experience (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with min 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing operation
  •  Must have a strong cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principals
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Experience with integrated ERP systems will be advantageous
  • Good analytical and numerical skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a small team and meet deadlines
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Motivated and Self-starting
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing, fast paced environment.




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