Cost Accountant

Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited

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Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited started with its first production of cookies 5 years ago, desiring to cater to its immediate community. This first batch of home-made Fastizers Cookies, produced with less than N1,000,  got so much positive feedback it inspired the production of subsequent batches, however still on a small scale from a home-kitchen.


Job Summary:

  • The Cost Accountant will be responsible for developing and conducting complex cost analyses to support management in making operating decisions.


Job Description

  • Plan, Study, and collate data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour.
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results.
  • Collate operational data and make analyses reports to forecast expenses and budgets.
  • Collate production data, maintenance and inventory control data.
  • Manage and coordinate annual physical counts and cycle counts in a plant.
  • Evaluate production costs, gains & losses and month-end closing data.
  • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, production methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.
  • Analyzing actual production costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports.
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System.
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability.
  • Prepare month end close of the General Ledger.
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories.



  • BSc/HND in Accounting/Accountancy/Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in similar position
  • Must not be more than 35years old
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant either ICAN or ACCA
  • Must be detailed and computer literate
  • Must have strong cost systems and auditing background with excellent analytical skills and sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Must have the ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data.
  • Must be able to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports and audits.

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Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years