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A Cost Analyst is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client on a a 6 Month-Fixed-Term-Contract. The Cost Analyst will have direct input into the maintenance of standard costs, analysis of spend and reporting of performance relating to the Galway Manufacturing operation. THIS ROLE WOULD SUIT A RECENT GRADUATE!! Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Maintain the monthly/daily update of standard costs and item maintenance within the Oracle R12 costing and inventory modules in line with policy to ensure transactions reflect the correct financial results.
  • Support daily operations by inputting costs within the NCA database for "No Charge Authorisation". Physically reviewing Finished Goods (FG) inventory monthly and annually to ensure there are no discrepancies. Approve Cycle count adjustments in Oracle R12 and write off of scrap material as required.
  • Present performance on labour productivity with a weekly Hours per Unit (HPU) report. Provide details of overtime hours worked by department to control costs. Monthly preparation and analysis of Direct, Indirect, R&D and Admin cost center performance reports.
  • Weekly management of approval and coding of Berman and Blake Freight Payment files so AP can accurately post to financials
  • Supporting the financial month end close and associated reconciliations with sub ledgers/sub systems. Posting Expense PO accrual and preparing a detailed GL Drilldown report. Analysing variances as required. Preparation of the Monthly Margins Report.
  • Submission of statistical returns and input of HTS codes in Oracle R12 for new part numbers or changes. Monthly SADS return to Revenue to maintain favourable duty rates.
  • Providing costed Bills of Materials to support various projects
  • Ensure compliance in duties completed and keep documentation up to date. Test processes periodically for Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.
  • Engage with the wider finance and operations teams to support activities with analysis and reports as requested.


  • 2/3 years Accounting Technician or Recently/Part Qualified accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) essential.
  • A willingness to learn and develop whilst being able to work on own initiative.
  • Work experience in Manufacturing Industry would be preferably but not essential
  • Knowledge of Oracle and advanced Excel would be an advantage.
  • Strong Business and Customer Focus with attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to work seamlessly within the finance team and with other functions.

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 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