BURN Assistant Cost Accountant Job

About the role:

We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Assistant Cost Accountant to join BURN Manufacturing. S/He will support the overall cost accounting function by actively participating in various tasks related to cost monitoring, analysis, and reporting, contributing to the financial health and efficiency of the organization. Collaborating closely with the Cost Accountant and willingness to assist with delegated duties are essential for the smooth functioning of the department and for achieving common goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the cost accountant to analyze key trends in Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), especially those relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, profit margin, delinquency, collections, inventory days, etc.
  • Carry out Budget vs Actual analysis for various profit centres as directed by the cost accountant.
  • Departmental budget tracking – Keep track of spending within the department to keep an updated budget vs actual.
  • Review departmental PRFs before approval to ensure integrity in the document before forwarding them for approval. S/h e checks items such as correct GL dimensions captures, amounts within set departmental budgets etc.
  • Prepare COGS reports, P&L reports, Production reports, forecasts, and other reports as directed by the cost accountant.
  • Assist the cost accountant with any other duties delegated to them.

Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting; or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or any other relevant qualification.
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Cost analyst or cost Accountant, preferably in the manufacturing or FMCG sector.
  • Strong analytical skills & familiarity with business and financial principles.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized, ability to think creatively, and self-motivated.
  • Experience with the ERP systems (Microsoft Navision) will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and outstanding organizational skills.
  • Experience in data, operational, and financial analysis.

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