Financial Accountant

Salary: €55,000 - Open to negotiation based on experiences Location: Kerry Killarney Experience: 3+ years experience Job no: AK0907Job Status: Full-Time

We are presently recruiting for a Financial/cost Accountant for our clients, a Manufacturing company in County Kerry.  You will work on all aspect of financial and cost accounting duties within the company and be actively involved in all month-end reporting and balance sheet activities. This is a full time, permanent position based in Killarney.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and establish a manufacturing cost accounting system
  • Develop and establish inventory costings to support the pricing of contracts, financial reporting and the appropriate valuation of materials, WIP and finished products
  • Develop and establish system capabilities to track, review and report on direct materials, direct labour and fixed and variable manufacturing overhead information
  • Develop and establish reporting for key areas including product costing, material usage, costed bill of materials, purchase price variances, factory yield, volume + rate variances, stock counts, margin variance
  • Collecting and analysing data about a company’s operational costs
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate controls of assets including inventory and equipment
  • Provision of accurate and efficient reporting of manufacturing operations
  • Prepare cost reporting for our building development arm to allow Intercompany transactions be posted
  • Month-end financial reporting requirements
  • Managing the company’s balance sheet and accounting books


  • Qualified accountant with previous work experience in the cost accounting area;
  • Proven experience with costing systems including the deployment or development of an MRP / Manufacturing costing system.
  • Proven experience in the development of costing methodologies, standard costs and variance reporting.
  • Ability to build models to capture and analyze large volumes of data whilst maintaining understanding of underlying detail.

Salary in the region of €55,000, open to negotiation and based on experiences is on offer. For further information, please email me directly

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