Cost Accountant

  • Decotek Automotive
  • Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 28/08/2023
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

DECOTEK Automotive is based in the Irish midlands employing approximately 320 people in a highly skilled manufacturing environment. We design, develop and manufacture premium exterior trim components for the global automotive industry customers.

We are currently recruiting for a Cost Accountant. This role will be full-time. Working hours will be Monday-Friday 08.00-16.30.

At Decotek Automotive the Cost Accountant will provide support to the Financial Controller and Senior Management team in making operational decisions based on accurate cost and margin information. 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work to analyse and improve processes on internal databases and systems
  • Analyse and streamline expenditure with a view to implementing cost saving opportunities
  • Work to compile month end reports and ensure all month end procedures are completed on time
  • Support the compilation and analysis of monthly operational KPI data
  • Operate and maintain accurate inventory accounting and control systems, including cycle counts and month-end reconciliations.
  • Provide accurate and informative product cost and margin information to management, including controllership of new product programs.
  • Operate costing system, maintaining complete information to ensure labour and overhead is correctly absorbed.
  • Provide analysis and support to production to help drive improved performance and efficiency.
  • Lead the collation of annual budget and quarterly rolling forecasts.
  • Assist with internal and external auditing
  • Ensure process documentation is clear and up to date.

 Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Cost Accountant
  • Professional accounting qualification
  • Highly organised with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Previous budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling experience
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator with a proven problem-solving skills

 Interested? What can Decotek offer you?

  • We provide 21.5 days of annual leave plus your 10 statutory bank holidays
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family, offering up to 8 free counselling sessions, and many more wellness benefits
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Health & Safety Bonus
  • Bi-Annual Events including Summer BBQ & Xmas Dinner

 We'd love to hear from you. Please hit the link to apply, or get in touch via our careers page for more information on any of our open vacancies @ Decotek Automotive Ltd.