Cost Analyst

Cost Analyst

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jess Brannigan

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are working with a professional services firm looking to recruit a Cost Analyst to join their established Finance team in Birmingham following recent business growth. The role will be on a permanent basis and the successful candidate can expect a salary of £24,000 - £26,000 per annum.

The successful candidate will produce robust analysis and reporting and be responsible for providing insightful information to enable quality decisions. The role holder will be expected to analyse and understand trends along with the underlying performance of the company key KPI's to support internal growth initiatives. You will be welcomed into a fun and vibrant office with scope to add value to the business in a key finance role.

Cost Analyst Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting, analysis and insight into costs
  • Work with the wider team to develop, monitor and review KPIs for costs
  • Collating and validating payroll instructions for the academic staff i.e. overtime
  • Support budget holders understanding variance to budget
  • Take ownership of General Ledger maintenance, and ensure correct mapping, coding of heirachies are set
  • Some month end responsibilities including accruals and pre payments

Skills & experience:

  • Previous experience within an analyst position
  • Strong Excel skills, including modelling & macros
  • Ability to liaise comfortably and confidently with non-finance managers within the business when explaining analysis and trends
  • Self motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team when required to meet team deadlines to a high standard
  • Respond positively and pro-actively when change is required

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