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Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary & Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3316607
Contact Name: Thomas GUEHO
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Job Published: August 23, 2021 10:02

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Cost Accountant to join an Agribusiness on a full time fixed term contract of 3 month. Start date for this exciting opportunity would be as soon as possible.     
Join a supportive and inclusive team of 5 - reporting directly to the Financial Controller, you will focus on reviewing, updating and improving current costing model.
Focus and key responsibilities:
  • Create, maintain, and update costing model (existing / new products)
  • Partner with Operations to ensure optimal and accurate costing for new products
  • Calculate direct labour and overhead cost based on standard process
  • Analyse margin and cost variances
  • Identify cost saving opportunities
  • Review wastage levels of packaging material
  • Review manufacturing costs against budget
The successful candidate should have:
  • Solid experience in product costing (Manufacturing / FMCG)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Degree Qualifications (Accounting or Finance)
  • Track record of evaluating current processes and improve them
  • Excellent communication and partnering skills

Do not hesitate to apply if this feels like you or if you would like additional information on this opportunity.