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Cost Analyst


Sigmar Recruitment




Role: Cost Analyst. Location: Galway City. Contract: 6 months. The successful candidate will have direct input into the maintenance of standard costs, analysis of spend and reporting of performance within our manufacturing client. Key Responsibilities: Maintain the monthly/daily update of standard costs and item maintenance within the Oracle R12 costing and inventory modules in line with policy to ensure transactions reflect the correct financial results. Support daily operations by inputting costs within the NCA database for “No Charge Authorisation”. Physically reviewing Finished Goods (FG) inventory monthly and annually to ensure there are no discrepancies. Approve Cycle count adjustments in Oracle R12 and write off of scrap material as required. Present performance on labour productivity with a weekly Hours per Unit (HPU) report. Provide details of overtime hours worked by department to control costs. Monthly preparation and analysis of Direct, Indirect, R&D and Admin cost center performance reports. Weekly management of approval and coding of Freight Payment files so AP can accurately post to financials. Supporting the financial month end close and associated reconciliations with sub ledgers/sub systems. Posting Expense PO accrual and preparing a detailed GL Drilldown report. Analysing variances as required. Preparation of the Monthly Margins Report. Submission of statistical returns and input of HTS codes in Oracle R12 for new part numbers or changes. Monthly SADS return to Revenue to maintain favorable duty rates. Providing costed Bills of Materials to support various projects. Ensure compliance in duties completed and keep documentation up to date. Test processes periodically for Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance. Engage with the wider finance and operations teams to support activities with analysis and reports as requested. Key Requirements: Accounting Technician or Recently/Part Qualified accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) essential. A willingness to learn and develop whilst being able to work on own initiative. Work experience in manufacturing industry would be preferably but not essential. Knowledge of Oracle and advanced Excel would be an advantage. Strong Business and Customer Focus with attention to detail. Flexibility to work seamlessly within the finance team and with other functions. To apply for this position or for more information you can contact me in the strictest confidence: Ciara Darcy, Principal Recruitment Consultant – 091 455309 - All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence. Sigmar will never forward your CV to a third party without prior consent. Following your application for this specific role, Sigmar may contact you regarding other positions that we feel you may be suitable for. If you do not wish to be contacted about other opportunities please let us know. For further information please refer to the Privacy Statement on our website. This job originally appeared on

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96 days ago