COST ACCOUNTANT

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting, FMCG, Services
  • Deadline:
    July 9, 2022

Overview

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

To ensure success, Cost accountants should be confident, professional, and meticulous with a keen interest in the cost-efficient operations of the organization. Top candidates will have outstanding presentation and report-writing skills, with the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.

35-40 years of experience

Knowledge in

  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Branch Reconciliation
  • Customer / Supplier Reconciliation
  • Product Costing
  • Cost Sheet
  • BOM preparation
  • Import / Export Documentation
  • Journal Entries
  • Bank Liaison
  • Letter of Credit
  • Payroll processing
  • Sales Accounting
  • Purchase accounting
  • Supplier Payment
  • Customer Collection
  • Experience on ERP

Cost Accountant 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 the prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Assist in audits and general ledger preparation.
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program.

Cost Accountants Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field (essential).
  • ICWA accreditation (essential).
  • Certified public accountant (CPA) license (essential).
  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience (essential).
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • 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.

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