Cost Analyst

Seymour John Limited
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£35,000-£36,500 plus benefits
13 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
Our client, a fast paced, customer driven business is seeking a Cost Analyst to support the strategic planning team. Responsibilities will include: - Develop and maintain cost models to support price reviews and the long term planning process. - Provide detailed analysis and understanding of the drivers of cost and effect of key drivers on operating costs at local, company and industry levels with focus on the efficiency of the operation, cost trends and developments in the external environment. - Track performance of incurred cost against forecast, investigating and explaining variances and reporting findings to the senior management team. - Carry out detailed analysis into key cost lines and activities. Work with budget holders to evaluate findings and determine the impact on business plans in the short and medium term Skills, qualifications: - Qualified or part qualified accountant ACCA or CIMA - Advanced excel and VBA skills and SQL server experience - Ability to manipulate large volumes of data - Highly numerate with excellent analytical and problem solving skills Salary guide: £35,000 plus highly competitive benefits package