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Job Summary

Our client a manufacturer of high quality rigid and flexible packaging products is looking for a production cost accountant. The Production cost accountant will be responsible for ensuring production costs and product specifications are aligned to approved budgets and customer expectations.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Reports to: Country FM production manager

Responsibilities

  • Cost Management of all SKUs in accordance to the approved budget.
  • Define & Submit cost moderating options to preseve product margins in alignment to the budget.
  • Ensure all product specifications as definied by quality standards in regards to product weight & Production Output.
  • Analyze daily OEE of all work centres and escalate to concerned stakeholders in case of any deviations greater than 1%.
  • Analyze repair & maintenance costs for all work centres & escalate any costs greater than the budget numbers.
  • Determine product costs in alignment to the BOM.
  • Ensuring raw materials are received in system and landed cost absorbs to the cost of raw materials.
  • Responsible to check and reconcile manufacturing variances and yields analysis and interpretation of cost variances on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Prepare annual budgets and quarterly rolling estimates.
  • Support external and internal audits and ensure effective implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Monthly reconciliations of costs of manufacturing.


Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA, or equivalent) are a mandatory requirement.
  • Be registered with a professional body such as ICPAK, ACCA.


Functional skills.

  • Ability to take decisions within company procedures and policies as well the accountability that comes with it.
  • Multiskilled with ability to work across the other roles in operations.
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as and when required.
  • Ability and willingness to continuously learn and improve personal competence is essential.


Knowledge and Experience.

  • At least 3 years of cost accounting in a busy Manufacturing/FMCG environment.
  • In depth understanding of manufacturing/FMCG processes
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS)
  • Strong consolidation of knowledge and experience
  • Financial analysis experience
  • Good knowledge of any accounting ERP.


How to apply:

  • If interested, submit your updated CV online.

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