Cost Accountant Job in Machakos, Kenya

An Agribusiness company based in Machakos that deals with processing and packaging of fruits and vegetables requires a Cost Accountant with the following qualifications:-

  • Bachelor’s degree ( Accounting or Finance or Economics or Equivalent)
  • Professional qualification (CPA(K) or ACCA) highly desired
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Experience working in engineering and manufacturing companies on development and analysis of cost accounting standards
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate/advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to apply knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and Cost Accounting Standards
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions / departments

Duties and Responsibilities

The Cost Accountant will perform all aspects of operational finance requirements such as:-

  • Cost and Variance Analysis
  • Development of annual product standard costs
  • Analyzing inventories
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Monitor compliance with IFRS and company procedures and proactively communicate identified accounting/financial and control issues to Accounting Manager and Directors
  • Complete assigned account reconciliations and related analysis on a monthly basis to identify potential discrepancies in account balances
  • Provide schedules, support, and analytics for year-end financial audit
  • Perform Analysis on assigned accounts to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes
  • Support implementation/updates of cost accounting systems
  • Support for process improvement projects
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications letters and updated CV to

Accounting and Finance
Updated: November 15, 2019 — 2:27 am