1 Mar 2016

Full-Time Cost Accountant at Asset & Resource Management Company (ARM)

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Job Description

Cost Accountant
Asset & Resource Management Company (ARM)

Job description
ARM Capital Partners, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company (ARM) Limited, is an institutional manager of PE funds. Currently, the Company is advising ARM PE Fund, a mid-market private equity fund, pursuing growth and expansion opportunities in Nigeria and, to a lesser extent, the rest of West Africa. ARM is recruiting on behalf of its Investee Company; Boulos Food and Beverages for a Cost Accountant.

Boulos Food and Beverages (“BFB”) is a food and beverage manufacturing firm based in Ibadan, Nigeria. BFB manufactures and markets branded non-alcoholic drinks, evaporated milk and tomato paste products for the Nigerian market. The company is based in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job Summary
• To maintain effective costing system across all the company’s supply chain process
• To act as the costing expert and keeper of costing system for the organization
• To provide timely, accurate and complete product costing for management account
• Develop and enhance the cost accounting processes across the organization
• Identify cost reduction opportunity for the organization
• Documentation of cost accounting and inventory processes and procedures across the factories of the organization.

Reporting Relationships
• Reports directly to the Head of Finance
• Interact with the commercial team
• Interact with the factory team and other supply chain team

Principal Accountabilities:
I. Maintain accurate and timely costing across all aspects of the production process and ensure that these consistently reflect the true picture. Ensure cost data is allocated correctly and take corrective action to resolve issues

II. Ensure that the Bill of Materials reflect correct usage levels and support investigations of any major variances with a view to resolution

III. Ensure that the material costs give an accurate picture of current costs, taking into account stock levels on hand

IV. Coordinate and ensure effective month end close activities for both manufacturing and other supply chain activities

V. Effective analysis of material price variance between the budget and actual

VI. Review current cost accounting processes/ controls and continuously seek to enhance the same

VII. Document cost accounting and inventory processes/ procedures

VIII. Prepare relevant and actionable monthly reports

IX. Ensure proper allocation of costs and variances into finished products.

Desired Skills and Experience
• Accounting or Finance Graduate ;
• Qualified Accountant (ICAN, ACCA) with 5-7yrs relevant experience;
• Advanced computer skills specifically in Microsoft Excel and ERP Systems.

Technical/Professional Experience:
• FMCG manufacturing experience required
• Costing and stock accounting experience required
• High volume multiple production environment with a proven track record of getting results
• Must have strong analytical skills with particular attention to detail
• Be self-motivated and self-directed, able and willing to take initiative
• Have considerable interaction and involvement with all levels in other departments
• Have an ability to work independently with attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects at a time is essential
• Must be able to respond to changing circumstances

Job Categories: Accounting Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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