Cost Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of protective packaging systems is seeking to recruit a Cost Accountant
Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Nairobi
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing inventory checks and maintaining accurate accounts for Raw Materials , Work In Progress , Finished Goods and calculating landed cost for imported materials
  • Establishing and updating standard costs of manufactured and purchased items,
  • Ensuring minimal variance between actual and standard costs,
  • Evaluate input costs, work in progress costs and sales costs
  • Ensuring filing is done in a timely and accurate manner,
  • Work on accounts receivables and payables,
  • Computing taxes owed, preparing tax returns, and ensure prompt payment and compliance with taxation legislation,
  • Inspecting and updating accounting books and accounting systems,
  • Organizing and maintaining financial records,
  • Verifying items billed against items ordered and received and reconciling differences through follow-up with the vendor,
  • Analyzing and investigating annual and monthly financial accounts;
  • Entering and updating accounting data in automated systems, posting financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system,
  • Controlling income and expenditure,
  • Preparing reports, budgets, business plans, and financial statements and bank reconciliation of all bank accounts.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA K)
  • 4 to 5 years’ experience in the manufacturing sector
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before 12th February, 2016.
Clearly indicate the position applied for, and expected remuneration, on the subject line.

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