Cost accountant

Confidential

Job Summary

A firm in the food services sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role   Responsibilities  Planning, Studying, and collecti...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

A firm in the food services sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Responsibilities 

  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results
  • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing 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
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree , HND in Accounting
  • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical 
  • skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
  • Experience with SAP, Tally, CRM Zoho 
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team.  Also helpful to have experience manipulating large databases.

 

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