Cost Accountant

Graceco Limited

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 About Graceco 

GraceCo Limited is a food processing and manufacturing company with specialty in consumer goods and the production of input for bakers and the confectionery industries.  Graceco is a leader in confectioneries and bakers’ items. Our success is powered by our world-class team of highly engaged and committed staff.
 At Graceco you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged.  Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfil their potential. Our rapid expanding business means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight and acquire life time experience.

 

Job Summary  

We are in need of an experienced cost accountant to assist the company to set up a costing department and provide leadership for the staff. 

 

Responsibilities:

• Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by brand by customer type

• Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward

• Prepare collateral reporting

• Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories

• Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls

• Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, liability accounts by customer type by brand

• Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability

• Work in special projects as required

• Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others

• Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management 

• Others as may be assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance; ACCA, ICAN and other certification preferred
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 4 or more years of related experience
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards
  • Must be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis
  • Ability to research, compile, analyse and interpret data
  • Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
  • Strong organizational and communicational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of  ERPNext  preferred
  • Manufacturing industry background in FMCG preferred
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

Summary

Company

Graceco Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

3 weeks from now