Cost Analyst

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan McNaughton

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    NM - F1_1560954523

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:


Leading UK Logistics company is looking to expand its finance team recruiting a Cost Analyst to specialise in overheads. 6 month minimum contract , Central London based location.


  • Prepare and post Overheads journals for accruals, prepayments and recharges to strict monthly deadlines
  • Analyse results and produce written commentary on the variances to Budget/Forecast and the Prior Year at both the macro and micro levels
  • Reconcile the Overheads accruals and prepayments balance sheets
  • Share monthly reporting with each cost centre owner and meet with each on at least a quarterly basis to discuss the results
  • Provide a business partnering service with each cost centre owner to assist in making strategic decisions that affect their cost centres
  • Prepare and upload the annual Budget figures for Central Overheads ensuring sign-off from each cost centre owner
  • Present the annual Overheads Budget to the CEO/CFO and the Executive Committee when required and answer any questions they may have
  • Ensure all routine and ad-hoc reporting requirements are met

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