Costing Accountant (FTC)

Position Profile

Job Title: Costing Accountant (FTC)
Company: Gill Instruments
Department: Finance

Gill Instruments Limited is a world leader in the design and manufacture of ultrasonic wind instrumentation and professional weather stations, associated communications and software. Gill Instruments Limited provides accounts services to other Gill group companies which include Gill Sensors & Controls Limited, who are a leading manufacturer of progressive and innovative sensors used in demanding and advanced technology industries such as motorsport, defence, marine and heavy industry; and Gill Research and Development Limited who are a leading supplier of innovative solutions to such varied industries as Motorsport, Defence, Medical, Aerospace, Process Control and Meteorology.

Position Summary

Working within the Group Finance Department you’ll be expected to manage Inventory and costing activities ensuring that they are completed accurately and on to time. You may also be required to assist with other finance functions as they arise.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage Inventory Improvement Program

  • Liaise with Operations and Purchasing to ensure accuracy of product costs and inventory values

  • Review product gross margins

  • Identify obsolete and slow moving stock

  • Ensure product data is up to date and accurate

  • Deliver insightful financial analysis to support decision making

Position Requirements

  • Sage Line 50

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Relevant Accounting qualifications

  • Manufacturing background

Person Specification

  • Organised and self-motivated individual with initiative

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexibility

A position profile does not imply that the duties stated are the only ones to be performed by the incumbent. Employees will be required to follow any other reasonable job-related instruction as requested by their manager or a company director.

How to apply

If you are interested in working at Gill Instruments Limited, please send your application letter and CV to

Please note that this is for direct applicants only - agency applications will not be accepted.

Gill Instruments Limited
Attn: Human Resources
Saltmarsh Park
67 Gosport Street
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 9EG

Gill Instruments Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including promotion and training, and not to discriminate against any person because of race, colour, national origin, religion, sex, age or marital status.

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