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ASSISTANT MANAGER COST ACCOUNTANT

Main Purpose/Mission of the job:

Responsible for the ongoing analysis of product inventory liability calculations, process constraints, target costing, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Key duties and responsibilities:

• Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.

• Analyzing data collected and recording results.

• Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.

• Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

• Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.

• Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports.

Key duties and responsibilities:

• Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.

• Maintaining Cost Accounting System.

• Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger.

• Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.

• Reconciles finished goods inventories.

• Conduct stock taking exercise to ascertain stock amounts against available records.
• Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.


Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

• The ideal candidate must hold Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Business-related field.

• Possession of professional qualification in CPA, ACCA.

• A minimum five (5) years working experience in a Manufacturing Environment.

• Experience working with different departments on development and analysis of cost standards

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

• Working knowledge of ERP Systems is an added advantage.

• Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused.

• Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation plus excellent organization skills.


REPORTS TO: Manufacturing Finance Manager

DUTY STATION: Kampala, Uganda.

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Interested people should send their applications and detailed CVs addressed to The Head of Human Resources on the email address martha@precisionhr.co.ug not later than 05:00 pm on Friday 31st August 2018.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week from the expiry of the job advert deadline.