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  • Posted on: 10 February, 2017 Deadline: 28 February, 2017
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    Prime Foods and Beverages Nigeria Limited, is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

    Cost Accountant



    • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour.
    • 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
    • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
    • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management
    • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
    • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others
    • 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
    • Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by brand by customer type
    • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward
    • Prepare collateral reporting
    • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
    • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
    • Work in special projects as required


    • B.Sc./HND in Accounting and must be ICAN or ACCA certified
    • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
    • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
    • Computer Literate, Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
    • Proficient in Peachtree
    • Experience working with manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
    • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
    • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards
    • Must be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis
    • Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
    • Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Food manufacturing industry background preferred
    • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV's to:

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