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Job Description

A Cost Accountant is required by CareerWise Recruitment for a Clare based client.

Role of this position

  • Develop and establish the Ireland manufacturing cost accounting system & provide financial, commercial support and training to the wider business.
  • 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 labor 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, MRP.
  • Provide financial support to system implementation initiatives and enhancements to the ERP/MRP system.


  • Qualified accountant with proven work experience in the cost accounting area;
  • Relevant industry experience including demonstrated manufacturing sector experience.
  • 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.

Please call Lauren Cusack today for further information on 061-365969 or email
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Accounting & Finance

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900