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Cost Accountant

By: alagbe003 (M) |Time : January 09, 2019, 10:17:29 AM
Location: Lagos
Job Description
The cost accountant’s responsibility will
entail overseeing and analyzing cost
expenditures and purchases within the
The cost accountant will review existing
purchases and recommend new cost-efficient
and financially feasible options, and oversee
purchasing costs.
Carry out detail analyses of production cost
(raw material, machine hour, man hour) and
monitor same to ensure all cost or
expenditure are captured and properly
Recording cost information for use in
controlling expenditures.
Making estimates of new and proposed
product costs.
Providing management with reports
specifying and comparing factors affecting
prices and profitability of products or
Maintaining Cost Accounting System.
Assisting in Month end close of General
Conducts physical inventories and monitors
cycle count program.
Reconciles finished goods inventories.
Check all finished products or work in
progress to determine actual production cost
and report any detected variance to the
management for appropriate decision.
Accurate prediction of relevant costs and
time line for delivery of products to clients/
Carry out regular market survey to
determine the local and international
materials cost and advise management
appropriately e.t.c.
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.
Minimum of 5 years of Cost Accounting in a
Manufacturing Environment.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and
the ability to use Outlook and Word.
Experience with ERP Navision a plus.
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
Must have a strong cost accounting
background and excellent analytical skills;
sound understanding of Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial
Professional certifications in ICAN/ACCA.
Key Skills/Competencies
Accurate and precise, attention to detail.
Strategic thinking and strong execution skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and
ability to work in a team.
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage
time efficiently.
Problem Solving/Analysis.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
forward a copy of their CV electronically to:
[email protected]

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