Assistant Cost Accountant

The role of the Assistant Cost Accountant is to provide support to the Costing Department, preparing and reporting production costs, collecting and analyzing data about company’s operational costs and assisting in the preparation of the company budgets. The Assistant Cost Accountant reports directly to the Costing Manager.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Produce Inventory Accounting for the Monthly Reconciliation Data & Valuation of Stocks.
  • Collate Production Labor Reports.
  •  Assist in the preparation of Monthly & Quarterly reports & Presentation Packs.
  •  Collecting & analyzing data for the use in the Annual Budget setting process.
  •  Cover support for other team members & ad-hoc requests.

Skills Essential to the Role:

  • Desirable – AAT Accounting Qualification or CIMA Part Qualified.
  • Familiarity with accounting software programs.
  • Computer literacy skills, especially with MS Excel (excellent level is required)
  • Analytical skills with a keen sense of organization and detail.
  • Proven time management skills and ability to work under strict deadlines.
  • Flexible working attitude.

Working hours:

Monday to Friday 36 ¼ hours – Flexi Time System


Pension matched up to 7%

4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance

·    Health Cash Plan

·    Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus

·     Attendance Bonus

·     Gym Discount

·      Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Wellbeing Support

·       Ironbridge Gorge Museum tickets for employees and their families


Safety is vital for all jobs in BAL; therefore, all candidates must be able to have the ability to follow and initiate safety practices, policies and procedures at all times.