Accountant Job in Kenya – Manufacturing

Share and send to your friends !

Job Title:   Accountant – Manufacturing

Industry:  Paint Manufacturing

Location:  Industrial Area, Nairobi

Salary:  Competitive

Our client is among the leading Manufacturing Companies in Kenya with decades of experience in dealing with a wide range of paint products. They are looking to hire a Cost Accountant with excellent organizational and analytical skills.

To ensure success, you should be confident, professional and meticulous with a keen interest in cost-efficient operations of the organization. Top candidates will have outstanding presentation and report-writing skills, with the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.

Cost Accountant Roles & Responsibilities;

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents and records of the organization.
  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings.
  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits.
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.
  • Analyze the data collected and log a detailed record of the results.
  • Analyze any changes in products produced in order to determine what effect it has on the cost.
  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • 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 audits and general ledger preparation.
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program.
  • Monitor actual v/s budgeted consumption of materials and other variables for control purposes.
  • Preparation of an error free and accurate contribution, gross profit and EBITDA analysis on a monthly basis.
  • New product costing from time to time as well as scenario-based costing to assist decision making (price and volume scenarios, cost reduction scenarios)
  • Monitor and verify raw material costing to ensure correct material prices and product costs are maintained and updated in the system for correct and timely management reports.
  • Preparation of timely and accurate profitability reports quarterly (Contribution Margin / GP Margin / EBITDA margin)
  • Creation and adjustment of bill of material in ERP system.

Cost Accountant Skills & Qualifications;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
  • At least Three (3) years of Cost Accounting work experience (essential).
  • Must have prior experience in Manufacturing.
  • Sound understanding of Accounting principles.
  • Solid cost systems background.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent report-writing, communication and IT skills.

How to Apply

Qualified & Interested candidates should send their application along with detailed CV indicating their daytime contact details to  [email protected]  by  Thursday 8 th  April 2021.

The subject of the email should be  Accountant – Manufacturing.

Post a Job. Highly ranked by Alexa. Click Here to Start Company: Oxfam Location: Kenya State: Nairobi Job type: Full-Time Job category: Advertising/Media Jobs in Kenya In Kenya, Oxfam works…
Job Vacancy:  Client Service Executive  – Recruitment Services Do you possess strong people skills with a great sense of confidence? Are you able to engage with senior level managers and…
Litigation Associate Jobs, Legal Jobs February 2021, Job Title: Litigation Associate Location: Nairobi Qualifications Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing Certificate At least 2 years Post…
HR/Tech Practitioner Jobs, Current HR Jobs, Job Title: HR/Tech Practitioner Location: Nairobi Qualifications Degree in Human Resource from recognized university At least Accredited Member by the Institute of Human Resource…
Business Studies Teacher Job, Latest Teaching Jobs, Position: Business Studies Teacher, Location: Nakuru, REF: CDN/HR/018/008/2021, Job description The Catholic Diocese of Nakuru (CDN) Education Department, desires to recruit a highly…