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Cost Accountant – Manufacturing Job Vacancy

Key Outputs
  • Current product costs including accurate and up-to-date landed costs.
  • Variance analysis to explain differences between actual and budget overheads
  • Project appraisal for all projects within supply chain
  • Monitor supply chain departments & manufacturing sites expenses against budget
  • Management of creditors /accounts payable module
  • Procurement analysis-Monitor GRN suspense and Commitments
  • Inventory management as pertains to the planning for stock take and updating the same in the system, inventory cost changes etc
  • Subsidiary management and Financial accounts
  • Recommend pricing reviews
  • Project appraisals recommendation
  • Make/buy recommendations
Key Performance Indicators

  • Computation of accurate product costs and updating the same in the system within a day of receipt of cost elements
  • Monthly landed costs vs. unit costs analysis
  • Monthly production variances analysis – on month end
  • Weekly abnormal job yields analysis and explanations
  • To advise the supply chain director of discrepancies in the budget vs. actual in good time
  • Completion of project appraisals within the set deadlines
  • Supplier reconciliation
  • Accurate purchase commitment reports
  • Accurate inventory  balances
  • Subsidiary monthly reports
  • Cost of sales budget as per the set deadlines
Qualifications/Key competence
  • Must have a Business Related  degree
  • CPA (K) will be an added advantage and must be computer literate Should have experience working with an Integrated ERP
  • Must have 2 years experience in the manufacturing industry and in particular costing
  • Should have advanced product mix knowledge
  • Must have an appreciation of Supply chain processes
  • Should be keen to detail
  • A good planner
  • Very good with numbers and must be thoroughly analytical
  • Should be flexible
  • Must be proactive and one who values integrity
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