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Cost Accountant

Aller - Aqua

This is a Full-time position in Siavonga, Zambia posted 22/04/2021.

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Aller – Aqua

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AAZ*> is seeking a skilled Cost Accountant who will be responsible for
performing cost analysis and preparing budget reports.

This role reports directly to the Assistant Manager Financial Planning and

Location*> : The role will be primarily based in Siavonga*> at our
Production plant.

The _Right Fit*> _ candidate will be responsible for;

Cost Analysis

> Building updated databases and managing cost information to help maximize the company’s profitability,
> Combining different data and performing calculations of profit margins,
> Creating detailed reports to present cost-effective solutions
> Calculating and proposing fixed costs
> Building data accumulation systems
> Reviewing company’s standard and actual costs and report any inaccurate data
> Retrieving cost information and managing company’s expenses databases
> Performing planning of variable costs (such as material purchases and operations costs)
> Creating budgeting reports for different company’s departments and present them to senior
> Reviewing profit margins and preparing reports on the results
> Creating cost forecasts on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
> Organizing month-end and year-end closing activities
> Developing cost-effective solutions and presenting them to senior management

Inventory Management

> Responsible for maintaining accurate stock listings;
> Facilitate and participate in monthly and annual stock counts;
> Perform monthly stock reconciliations of physical counts against system for all categories of inventory and highlight variances to the management;
> Assist in developing and implementing inventory policies and procedures;
> Report shortfalls and surplus inventory, weekly and monthly for replenishment;
> Ensure that goods received by warehouse/stores are matched with the actual invoices from the suppliers;
> Reconcile stock deliveries with purchase orders and or agreed contract terms, and raise non-conformity reports where applicable;
> Ensure that finished goods dispatched to the customers are matched with the actual invoices issued to the customers;
> Coordinate with warehouse team to implement and ensure a control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence;
> Support accurate and timely financial reporting through ensuring all stock data is updated correctly;
> Manage the monthly financial close process for all categories of stock;
> Ensure proper records and classification in terms of cost and quantity of all inventory items; Finished Goods, raw materials, spare parts and other consumables;
> Ensure stock ledger entries are properly coded and classified;
> Carry out spot checks on stock balances in the Stores warehouse as against the system records to capture any anomalies; and
> Assist Finance Operations in other relevant tasks as assigned

The Cost Accountant Must Have*> :

> Full ACCA or CIMA
> 3+ years’ experience of working on a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar position
> Significant experience with accounting procedures
> Excellent knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
> Good practical experience with accounting software, such as Navision
> Good level of computer literacy, particularly with MS Excel and the entire Microsoft suite
> Strong analytical and time management skills, with close attention to detail
> Productivity, responsibility and ability to handle confidential information

Technical Skills/Competencies

> Computer literate with hands on experience in use of Navision software;
> Good understanding of stock-related operational and control requirements;
> Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
> Team player with good communication skills;
> Ability to work with minimal supervision; and
> Person of high integrity and self-discipline;

If this is YOU*> , AAZ want to hear from you today!!!

This is a full-time position and the successful candidate must be available to
work weekdays and weekends.

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