Senior Cost Accountant

  • SARIA Recruitment
  • Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
  • Apr 08, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Main Responsibility

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization.

  • Comply with Accounting Principles, rules, and regulations for financial statements.

  • Analyse any changes in goods or services provided to determine what effect it has on the cost.

  • Analyse manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

  • Analyse costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect the prices and profitability of products or services.

  • Collect cost information and maintain an expense database.

  • Analyse and recommend costs and cost savings.

  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits and construct data accumulation systems.

  • Determine fixed costs (e.g., salaries, rent, and insurance) and record variable costs (e.g., purchases of raw material and operations costs).

  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program.

  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.

  • Prepare and analyze report profit margins and budgeting reports.

  • Prepare (monthly, quarterly, and annual) cost forecasts.

  • Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions.

Skills & Abilities

  • Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant, or similar role.

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures.

  • In-depth understanding of IFRS.

  • Experience with accounting software, and Computer literacy in MS Excel.

  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • knowledge of using ERP systems.

  • Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information.

Academic Qualification

  • BA Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, preferably in the manufacturing or Import-Export sector

Experience: 5+ years of experience in related areas.

Workplace: Addis Ababa

Number of required Position/s: 2 (Two)