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 hr@vertltd.co.ke


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