Cost Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Reports to: Senior Finance Business Partner
Area: Costing and Finance

Job Purpose
  • To ensure accuracy of Prices of Materials, finished and semi-finished products to enable correct decision making
  • To ensure accuracy of Standard / Lean and Final product costing to enable correct decision making.
  • To ensure accuracy in consumption of raw materials to enable Finance to generate correct and Accurate P&L
  • To enable management to take correct decision relating to Capital Expenditure

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creation and adjustment of BOM’s in SAP
  • Monitor Consumptions of Materials and Variances thereof for adjustments to reflect actual usage
  • 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.
  • Period End Closure related to Production
  • Timely and accurate footwear profitability reports quarterly
  • Timely and accurate product costing, simulations and analysis for the division to enable correct decision making by management.
  • Selling Price Calculations
  • CAPEX appraisal for the Division
  • Monitor Activity Rates related to production to assist in Minimizing Cost of Production
  • Liaising with division’s staff to provide any financial information related to production.
Application of Guidelines & Decision Making Authority
Guidelines: Senior Finance business partner to Business unit head.

Decision Making: Senior Finance business partner

Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • Degree in Bachelor of Commerce or any Business related field (Second Class Uppers) from a recognized institution
  • CPA Part 3
  • Costing background with minimum 3 Years Working Experience in a manufacturing industry
  • Experience in Using SAP or Equivalent ERP
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Result driven and a team player
  • Efficient time management
  • Ability to work under no or minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good reporting and presentation skills
Application Guidelines
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application letter and cv quoting the job title on the email subject (cost accountant) to by 28th April 2016