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Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

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Job Title: Cost Accountant (12-month Contract)

Location: Clare, Ireland

Company Overview: Our client, a prominent pharmaceutical company at the forefront of innovation, is seeking a dedicated Cost Accountant to join their finance team on a 12-month contract basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to a leading organization in the pharmaceutical industry.

This role offers excellent hybrid working options


  • Analyze and report on production costs, ensuring accuracy and adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather cost-related data and provide insights for decision-making.
  • Conduct regular cost variance analysis and recommend cost-saving measures where applicable.
  • Maintain and update cost accounting records and documentation.
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes, including preparation of financial reports.


  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, etc.) preferred but not mandatory.
  • Proven experience in cost accounting within the pharmaceutical or related industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in relevant accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a proactive approach.
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical industry regulations and standards.

The Next Step for you:

Interested in this role? Please send your CV to Kate Curran at Next Generation Recruitment by clicking on the Apply button!

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