Commercial Accountant- Longford

  • Reference: 47345
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cavan, Longford, Westmeath
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Cost/Commercial Accountant- Reporting to Financial Controller

Role & Responsibilities

Cost/Management Accountant

  • Stock control – to ensure all products and packaging are accurately recorded in ERP (quantity and costs)
  • Monthly unit reconciliation for site (to ensure all wastage, leakage etc. is accurately recorded) and liaise with general manager to minimise such wastage
  • Ensure all labour and overhead costs are correctly captured
  • Ensure all recipes are up to date on ERP system
  • Preparation, analysis and distribution of jobs costs
  • Stock-take variance analysis reporting
  • P & L analysis including variance analysis reporting
  • Act as a link between manufacturing/purchasing/quality and finance to ensure that the accounting department are aware of all activities and the financial records correctly reflect this activity
  • Fixed asset accounting, reconciliations and depreciation journal postings

Commercial Accountant

  • Monthly sales review (including sales review per van/route)
  • Monthly customer profitability
  • Monthly product profitability
  • Promotion reviews
  • Review of quarterly sales targets 

Other ad-hoc duties as required, for example to review processes/controls in various departments to improve efficiencies.


  • 2 years’ + experience in management/cost accountant role
  • Qualified accountant – CIMA desirable
  • Excellent IT skills, a high level of Excel expertise is essential (pivot tables, vlookup formulas etc.)
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy with numbers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • FMCG experience desirable

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Nicola Egan on 090 64 78104 or email

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