Cost Accountant

  • Job Reference: EH51259
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Walker Dendle
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Part Qualified, Non Qualified/QBE
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12/18 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Estha Heiden
  • Email: esthaheiden@walkerdendle.co.uk
  • Telephone: 020 8408 9999

Job Description

Surrey based, multi-site retail organisation, is currently looking to hire a Cost Accountant on a 12/18-month fixed term contract basis. The main purpose of the Cost Accountant is to control all utility costs across up to 750 retail sites.

Duties include the maintenance of a utilities database, validating and approving invoices, liaising with site managers, producing reports to explain budget variances and P&L queries, liaising with utility suppliers and nurturing supplier relationships, allocating monthly costs, negotiating and reviewing contracts.

The ideal candidate will have experience of monthly analysis and reconciliation, month end costs accruals, strong Excel and the confidence to challenge with view to resolving queries.