Cost Accountant Job in Mombasa, Kenya

Jun 6, 2017

Job Vacancy: Cost Accountant 

Location: Mombasa
The Role: To develop and determine the inventory accounting methods and also analyze the inventory related reports so as to find the possible flaws in inventory storage, transportation and costing.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries manually or by initiating electronic creation through our software program
  • Review JEs carefully for anomalies and other inconsistencies
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly accounting reports for submission to management
  • Conduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis and generate reports for senior management
  • Assist the Staff Accountant with suggesting changes to policies or procedures to increase cash flow
  • Review rates of depreciation, labor and overhead and suggest policy changes to improve numbers
  • Classify costs accurately
  • Generate PPV reports and analyze findings
  • Establish standard costs and update them as appropriate
  • Maintain and review the general ledger and reconcile balance sheets
  • Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies and create cost-benefit analyses for changing vendors
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required
  • 3+ years’ experience in cost accounting
  • General familiarity with Inventory Management
  • Experience in a manufacturing warehouse or facility a plus
  • Knowledge in QuickBooks a must
Persons living in Mombasa will be desirable

Qualified persons to apply at
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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