Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

  • Confidential
  • Ghana , Techiman

Job Description

• Perform month-end close activities related to cost accounting
• Prepare budget and forecasts, prepare and analyze variance / margin statement of the various products, sections and cost
• Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing methods, inventory and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support
• Analyse actual production costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
• Analyse changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing costs, inventory and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support
• Record cost information for use in controlling expenditures
• Work closely with the marketing team to prepare estimates of new and proposed product or service costs. Also to provide margin impact resulting from marketing and promotion
• Recommend cost efficiencies in new product layouts
• Provide management with report specifying and comparing tactors affecting prices and profitability of products or services
• Develop and maintain standard costs of finished goods and production components in a worldwide ERP system
• Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with man/acturing costs and inventory valuation
• Lead and manage the quarterly and obsolete inventory review process
• Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit and coordination with inventory control, production and work order processing
• Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls
• Represent finance/Accounting on learns designed to improve operations, reduce costs etc
• Plan and complete all tax related materials

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• About 7 years of proven accounting work experience from similar job industry preferably in an FMCG industry
• Minimum Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance
• Food industry experience a plus hands an ERP experience preferred 5+ experience cost accounting preferred
• Must have especially with inventory

O Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
O Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinion

• Strong grasp of SAGE ERP accounting software concept
• Extremely strong excel skills, especially advanced financial meeting and analytical techniques
• Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes

Other Requirements

• Age range: 35 to 40 years
• People relations skills

Job Overview

  • Posted date : 6-Dec-2022
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Minimum Qualification: Other Qualification
  • Work Experience: Not Needed
  • Job Category: Accountancy
  • Job Expires On:30-Dec-2022

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