Collins McNicholas

Cost Accountant required with strong manufacturing experience.  Co. Galway

Work with the team of Cost Accountants who prepare and maintain detailed standard cost models for a large range of in-house manufactured pharma products.

  •  To take ownership of the cost accounting for the manufacturing facility including monthly reporting of   P&L, sales versus budget, cost of sales and analysis of variances.
  •  Produce KPI reports to support best practice and lean initiatives.
  •  Partner with business unit leaders to support the growth of the business unit and to provide accurate  new product costings.
  •  Help execute the migration of financial data from legacy systems to the new ERP system.
  •  Development and implementation of internal controls relating to production & inventory
  •  Reconcile control accounts monthly and support year-end close activities.
  •  Analysing actual manufacturing costs, and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to  actual production costs.
  •  Gain a detailed understanding of the cost drivers in the business and to model alternatives as required  to help drive cost out of the business.


  • Fully Qualified Accountant CIMA/ACCA (however equivalent non-qualified experience may also be considered)
  • Exposure to ERP financial systems and systems implementation.
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills, ability to deliver financial data in a user-friendly and relevant manner.
  • Advanced MS office skills with the ability to analyse and manipulate large data sets.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091706712 or email


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