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Cost Accountant Job in Kenya (KShs 80K)

Cost Accountant - Manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Ksh 80,000 gross

Our client is a startup company that has setup a factory for the manufacture of world class solar systems.

They seek to hire a Cost Accountant.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and update standard costs of manufactured products
  • Cost raw materials Imports and finished product
  • Evaluate production costs, gains & losses and month-end closing data
  • Process TREO and liaise with Customs & Clearing agents for imports
  • Advise on product profitability and pricing structures
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs using generally accepted accounting principles
  • Modelling of costs and Projects to assist in decision making 
  • Coordinate Physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  • Report on breakeven points by products and cost centers
  • Work Closely with stores to ensure re-orders level of raw materials is maintained.
  • Support relevant departments with timely data for decision making

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in  accounting or business/finance
  • CPA Professional qualification is mandatory
  • Minimum 4 years experience in manufacturing sector
  • Proficient in interpreting and analyzing financial data
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate and experience in ERP

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Cost Accountant- Manufacturing Ksh 80K gross) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 31st July 2014

Kindly indicate salary on your CV

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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