Manager / Cost Accounting

Title: Manager / Cost Accounting – Galway, Ireland
Location: Galway, Ireland
Job Type: Full Time
Relocation Allowance: No

Job Summary:

Supporting the business is a key part of this role. He / she will be the ‘go to person’ for management and other key personnel in terms of financial support. This will include support to Supply Chain, Sales, HR and New Business Development. The ability to identify critical data and analyse it effectively is an important part of this role. Also important is the evaluation of potential Capital Expenditure in terms of feasibility, return on investment, etc. Additionally, the person will be part of project teams that aim to improve performances and deliver on process improvements and cost saving initiatives. He / she will provide extensive support during the annual budgeting process.

General Job Duties:
Part of the role will be to help critically examine pricing structures within the business and make recommendations to protect and improve profitability. He / she will be involved in decisions whether to accept or reject new sales opportunities and will be strong in the area of margin analysis.

Specific Job Duties:
• The candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of Cost Accounting within a manufacturing company and will fully understand the building of a standard cost, be adept at variance analysis (e.g. PPV / MUV ) and fully understand the link between manufacturing operations and costing.
• The successful candidate will be very experienced and knowledgeable in a fully integrated ERP system, preferably JD Edwards but experience in SAP, BAAN or Oracle is also acceptable. A detailed knowledge and understanding of system transactions within a manufacturing environment is a prerequisite for this position, as is the ability to fully appreciate the financial implications of these transactions and their impact upon the financial statements.
• Reporting in to this new role will be the Manufacturing Cost Accountant so the successful applicant will be expected to mentor, direct and manage the MCA in order to maximise their contribution to Penn Engineering.

• 3 to 5 years post qualification experience within a manufacturing organisation is required.

PennEngineering offers a competitive salary based on experience, an air-conditioned work environment, benefits package including health insurance, 401 (k), tuition reimbursement and the opportunity for growth.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary requirement. No relocation assistance is available for this position. EOE M/F.

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