Cost Accountant | Top Floor Zambia

Cost Accountant | Top Floor Zambia

Our client, a Global Healthcare and Crop Science Innovation company is looking to hire a Cost Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents and records of the organization.
  • Analyse and recommend costs and cost saving.
  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits.
  • Comply with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statement.
  • Analyse data collected and log a detailed record of results.
  • Analyse any changes in goods and services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost.
  • Analyse manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard cost to actual production cost.
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Assist in audit and general ledger preparation.
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent qualification with focus on Cost Accounting.
  • ZICA accreditation is essential to this role.
  • Minimum of 2 years of cost accounting work experience.
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to be well organised.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven narrative and numerical report-writing skills.
  • Must have basic I.T skills and proven proficiency in Excel.
  • Experience in SAP accounts payable, materials management, production planning, costing and general ledger modules.
  • Good communication and relationship management skills.

How to apply
Applicants should send their resumes to [email protected] with the job title as the email subject before 19th February 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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