Cost Accountant

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Accounting / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bern
Published: 30.03.2021
Job ID: NW00001143
Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Our client, a successful international precision equipment manufacturer is looking for an experienced Commercial/Cost Accountant to join their team and assist in the ongoing set up of a new production facility. In the role of Cost Accountant, you will support the business with key financial analysis, and to underpin the commercial decision-making process, helping the company to achieve its financial growth and development goals.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Produce periodic management accounts to aid growth and profitability.
  • Conduct standard cost calculation in the budget process.
  • Analysis of costs, provisions and conduct monthly closing for inventory to SOX guidelines.
  • Reconciliate the general ledger and sub ledger of the inventory.
  • Business reporting tool – assisting with building up and delivering of a strong reporting package.
  • Participating in developing, improving, and promoting an efficient internal control system.
  • Preparing management reporting.
  • Analysing and monitoring production variances.
  • Preparing and analysing standard costs.
  • Performing budget variance analysis, interpreting results, identifying issues and communicating to the senior management.

Your profile:

  • Fluency in German and English.
  • Qualification by experience and/or a University studies in Accounting.
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience in a finance/accounting role either as an auditor, cost accountant or a financial analyst. Preferably in an international environment.
  • Experience in defining and executing process and operational efficiencies.
  • Experience in a manufacturing production environment.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your CV, references and academic certificates to We look forward to hearing from you.

Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bern
Published: 30.03.2021
Job ID: NW00001143

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The Nordwand Group AG in Zurich and the Nordwand Group Genève SA specialise in providing IT jobs and finance jobs on a permanent, contracting and interim management basis. We also offer executive search services across a broader range of functions.

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