Job vacancy Cost Accountant

CV People Africa
Plot 2341 Mambilima House Kabelenga Road, Lusaka
  +260 211 268 908, +260 211 268 909
  +260 955 000 340, +260 955 000 341

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Full Time
20 October, 2022
Job Title

Cost Accountant

Job Presentation
To account for the ongoing analysis of constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, tracing costs back to underlying activities, construct and monitor cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management

Experience5 Years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsIn Commerce or Accounting, ACCA or CIMA qualified, Master’s degree in Cost Accounting is an added advantage
Knowledge Offormulating cost control measures, analysis of capital budgeting requests
Skills ToLeadership qualities, accounting and mathematics skills
Ability Tomanipulate large databases, work well under pressure and deliver results, work well under pressure and deliver results,
  • Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
  • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials and review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular, on spending variances
  • Work closely with superintendents and Heads of Department to ensure that they understand the budgets allocated to them for different projects
Valid Till
20 Jan, 2023

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