Cost Accountant

Full time @Dangote Group in Banking, Finance & Insurance Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 7195
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (BSC)

Job Description

Job Summary

  • Assist in coordinating DCP’s cost accounting, cost of sales analysis, product costing and variance analysis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate production data including raw materials consumed in production, production quantity, down time, etc.
  • Generate variance analysis of planned vs. actual activity rates and standard prices on a monthly basis and investigate variances.
  • Plan standard product costs including cost of activities for each month based on approved actual values for the previous month.
  • Allocate costs for central or joint expenditure to relevant cost centres in line with DCP’s cost allocation policies.
  • Allocate direct operating and overhead costs across products for the purpose of evaluating and controlling product pricing, profitability, and trends.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Team Lead, Management Accounting.
  • Perform period closing and related activities for product costing.
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory liability accounts.
  • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to the Team Lead, Management Accounting.

Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any other related discipline.
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience.

Key Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of accounting packages and systems, including SAP.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS, and other applicable accounting standards.

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

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