Cost Accountant

Job title : Cost Accountant
Location : New South Wales
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1443625
About the opportunity
An opportunity has arisen for a strong Costing Accountant to join a well-established, and respected organisation within Retail. This is a great opportunity for a can-do candidate who excels in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment. Collaborate closely within the finance team and engage cross-functionally within the wider business.

About the role
Reporting into the Head of Finance, this roles duties & responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Analyze costs to improve efficiency and reduce expenses.
  • Oversee inventory, monitor procurement and storage costs, and resolve discrepancies.
  • Estimate costs for new projects and products, creating budgets to aid decision-making.
  • Determine ongoing production costs and support pricing and profitability assessment.
  • Prepare cost reports and financial analyses for management.
  • Set and manage standard costs, analyze variances, and rectify inefficiencies.
  • Redesign accounting systems for accurate data capture.
  • Assist external auditors to ensure compliance with accounting standards.
  • Work with other departments to improve cost efficiency.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and streamline processes.

The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • Strong cost accounting knowledge and experience 
  • Experience with a large ERP system, with knowledge of Power BI advantageous
  • High attention to detail and a results-driven, organized approach to meeting tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • CA/CPA (qualified or part-qualified)

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Claudia Freiha at