Senior Cost Accountant Job (150-180k)


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Title: Senior Cost Accountant,

Industry: FMCG,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: 150k – 180k,

Our client is a startup company that seeks to avail quality products within the FMCG distribution channel by establishing a unique last mile franchise chain. They seek to hire a Senior Cost Accountant responsible for processing all payments relating to the organization expenditure, processing general ledger transactions and ensuring adherence with statutory accounting policies and costing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure preparation of organization financial statements & reports on regular basis and submit to the Managing Director. 
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Reports on assets and capital account
  • Ensure accuracy of product costing.
  • Monitor actual v/s budgeted consumption of materials and other variables for control purposes.
  • Preparation of weekly Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) report with minimal errors
  • Preparation of timely and accurate profitability reports quarterly 
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups
  • Approves cash disbursement’s by verifying check amounts against invoices, authorizing checks, and wire transfers
  • Maintains financial security by adhering to internal controls, and protecting the organization value by keeping information confidential.
  • Meeting financial standards by providing accounting department annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances and implementing corrective actions
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities

 Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field of study.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, in retail, FMCG or hospitality industry 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to prepare accurate reports and good presentation skills
  • Good analytical and decision making skills
  • Proven leadership experience, with an ability to work well in a team

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject ( Senior Cost Accountant – FMCG ) to  [email protected]  before Thursday December 02, 2021 .

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