Job Summary

We are looking for a Cost Accountant to join our accounting department. You’ll be responsible for performing cost analyses and budget report

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

You should possess excellent analytical skills along with the ability to combine different data and calculate profit margins. Our ideal candidate should also be able to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions for our company.

Ultimately, you should build updated databases and manage cost information to maximize profitability for our company.

 Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database

 Construct data accumulation systems

 Determine fixed costs (e.g. salaries, rent, and insurance)

 Plan and record variable costs (e.g. purchases of raw material and operations costs)

 Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies

 Prepare budgeting reports (for the company and for each department)

 Analyze and report profit margins

 Prepare (monthly, quarterly and annual) cost forecasts

 assisting in month-end and year-end closing

 Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions

Essential Skills and Requirements

 Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar role

 Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures

 In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  Experience with accounting software, like FreshBooks and Zoho

 Computer literacy, MS Excel in particular (familiarity with VLOOKUPs and pivot tables)

 Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail

  Strong time management skills

 Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information

  BSc degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant

 6+ years’ experience in general accounting or cost accounting

 General familiarity with the apparel industry preferred


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