Cost Accountant

Employer
Proten International Limited
Location
Lekki, Nigeria
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 02, 2021
Closes
Mar 25, 2021
Ref
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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

We are looking to hire a Cost Accountant with excellent organizational and analytical skills. The preferred Candidate shouldto be detailed oriented, knowledgeable on statistics, have strong problem-solving skills, work comfortably under pressure, and deliver on tight deadlines.

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 goods or services provided 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field (essential)
  • 3 years of Cost Accounting work experience (essential).
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.


Additional Information

  • 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.