Cost Accountant

  • Job Reference: 14965
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2018
  • Location: Ripon, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Depending on Experience
  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dominique. Lawton
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01642 718946

Job Description

MSS People are currently recruiting for a large well known food manufacturer based across two sites in Ripon and Hawes. The client due to growth now has a new position available for a Cost Accountant to join their team. This role can be based at either sites but with occasional travel to the other site. Reporting into the Financial Controller this role requires experience in doing the below duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts for the organisation.
  • Calculate monthly accruals and prepayment.
  • Post month end journals.
  • Maintenance of detailed stock costing model.
  • Calculation of costings for sales team.
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Set up and produce monthly production P+L for each site.
  • Liaise with the production, sales and supply chain team.
  • Hold monthly cost centre reviews with Department Managers. 
  • Assist in the implementation of a new stock system.
  • Assist in running weekly and monthly payroll, updating the payroll system from timesheets.
  • Prepare and submit all HMRC required documents.


Due to location, applicants must have their own car and be able to drive