Job for Cost Accountant at a Leading Brand in Food & Beverages Industry in Nigeria

Elevantix Consulting Limited, is recruiting on behalf of her Client a leading brand in Food & Beverages industry in Nigeria to fill the following position below:

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Job Description:
Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
Lead and manage the quarterly excess and obsolete inventory review process
Control scrap inventory and ensure adequate measures are taken to realize true value of scrap.
Analyzes of actual production costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management
Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
Maintain and assist in improving processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation
Prepares estimates of new and proposed product or service costs
Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts
Analyzing cost volume-profit (CVP) relationships and short-term decision making
Provide Sales Margin analysis by Customer/Product
Support internal and external auditors by ensuring
Availability of vouchers, supporting and other required documentation
Resources to provide explanation and answer question raised by auditors
Ensure effective utilization of ERP functionality.
Support the implementation of ERP and other financial system from Job costing perspective.
Champion new initiative and capability building.

Job Specification:
To apply for this position, you need to have a good recognized tertiary qualification in Accounting or related degree.
Professional Qualification such as ICAN, ACCA, CIMA will be an added advantage.
Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite with other accounting softwares and minimum of 7 years’ experience in managing similar role in FMCG at the senior level position.

Key competencies Required:

Must be fluent in English – written and spoken
Excellent verbal and written communication
Strong interpersonal skills
Entrepreneurial mindset
Self-driven and result-oriented
Problem-solving skills
Analytical skills
Good team player

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