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Oct 12, 2017

Cost Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Cost Accountant
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Nature of work: Full time
 
Our client a manufacturing company seeks to recruit a cost Accountant with experience in analyzing, planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour utilization etc. Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports. 

Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
 
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results
  • 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
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories
Key Requirements and qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • CPA at least Section II
  • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles
  • Computer Literate – Ms office and accounting softwares
  • Experience working with a manufacturing company on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
If qualified send CV indicating your skills, qualifications and experience to [email protected]

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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