Cost Accountant

Would you like to be part of a successful pharmaceutical organisation with global reach and serious growth ambitions where everyone is encouraged to be their best?

Due to significant growth in Torbay Pharmaceuticals Contract Manufacturing orders a great new role has become available for an experienced Cost Accountant 

The Cost Accountant is responsible for providing high quality financial information, support and advice, through maintenance and improvement of existing product costing information and analysis and insight of customer and product margins, thereby assisting Torbay Pharmaceuticals to achieve their financial objectives.

This new role is intended to provide knowledge, resource and support following a period of significant growth in Contract Manufacturing orders. There is a need to ensure quotes are developed and delivered to meet customer expectations and that costs are tracked to ensure margins are achieved.  Contract Manufacturing is the single biggest growth pillar in, Torbay Pharmaceuticals strategy.

The most rewarding part of this role is you will be providing information, analysis and insight to assist Torbay Pharmaceuticals achieve their financial objectives and Identifying and implementing changes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of product costings to deliver the strategy

At TP we offer flexible working and this role has the potential to be 90% working from home where we’d only need to come to the office at agreed times.

Main duties of the job

  • Delivery of accurate and timely customer quotations
  • Delivery of accurate and timely product costs to agreed deadlines
  • Generation and analysis of product costing information providing visibility of actual product costs and customer profitability
  • Monitoring and tracking of invoicing of costs, time spent on projects, throughout the project lifecycle, to ensure that costs are accurately invoiced and in a timely manner
  • Improvements to costing information and supporting processes

Salary: £41659.00 (per year) This is a full time, permanent role

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For further information or for an informal chat please contact:

Leon Rudd, Commercial & Strategy Director 

Person specification

Qualifications & Skills

Essential criteria
  • Professional Accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and keyboard skills to allow by using formulae, query reports to create statistical reports for presentation/information to others.
  • Able to identify the relationship between complex, interdependent factors
  • Product costing methods and techniques; materials, labour and overheads
Desirable criteria
  • Fully Qualified (CCAB) Professional Accountant
  • Product costing methods and techniques; materials, labour and overheads

Experience & Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • In depth specialist knowledge of costing methods
  • Experience of working in a commercial environment
  • Previous management accounting and financial analysis experience
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of global pharmaceutical markets
  • Experience of working with an ERP/MRP software system