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Cost Accountant

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sectors:

    Planning, Scheduling & Forecasting

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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    Emma Bryan

Cost Estimator -Aerospace - Manchester - £35000

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our key Aerospace clients for a Cost Estimator to join their team in a period of growth. Reporting into Group Finance Director this is a pivotal role for the business. The role will include:

  • Provide costing support for a wide range of projects

  • Supporting the Group FD to accurately build a business case for new pricing opportunities

  • Calculating the cost of products across the business

  • Analysis of large amounts of complex data

  • Ability to visualise processes and lean manufacturing methods to build into formal costing model.

  • To liaise with the Operations & Financial personnel to ensure that all internal costings are accurate

  • Appropriate financial controls are in place

  • To undertake margin contribution calculations for the business

  • To monitor, analyse and report upon the impact of price / cost changes within the business

The Person


  • To monitor, analyse and report upon the impact of price / cost changes within the business

  • Must have been working in a manufacturing environment

  • Cost accounting experience

  • Management of accounts

  • Ability to communicate across the business on all levels

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Understanding of business cost structure and commercial costing models

  • Strong team player

  • Advanced Excel


  • Part qualified ACCA/ CIMA or qualified by experience would be an advantage

  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration is desirable

The Company
My client is an Aerospace business which is showing continued growth and are running a number of exciting projects with multiple customers

The Package