Cost Accountant Job in Nigeria

Sara. O Events Company, a Events company with specialty in decoration, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Permanent (Onsite)

Job Description 

  • We are looking for a Cost Accountant to join our Accounting department. You will be responsible for performing cost analyses and preparing budget reports.
  • You should possess excellent analytical skills and be able to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions for the company.


  • Analyze and monitor company expenses to identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain cost accounting models, tools, and processes.
  • Prepare and present detailed cost reports, forecasts, and variance analyses.
  • Collect cost information and maintain an expense database
  • Collaborate with various departments to gather cost data and validate financial information.
  • Participate in the creation of budgeting and forecasting reports, providing insights to optimize spending for each department.
  • Plan and record variable costs (purchases of raw material and operations costs)
  • Assist in the implementation of cost control measures and process improvements.
  • Analyze and report profit margins.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.
  • Must be ICAN or ACCA certified or undergoing diets and in the process of getting certified.
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting, finance.
  • Experience with account management software such as Sage, Quckbooks, Zoho, etc. is a plus.
  • In depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or similar tools.
  • Strong analytic skills and attention to detail.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.