Cost Accountant job at A Private Company


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Vacancy title:
Cost Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

A Private Company

Deadline of this Job:
16 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, January 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Cost Accountant
Overview

A company in the hospitality industry, specialising in conferencing, events, restaurants and rooms, is looking to hire a Cost Accountant. Applications are invited from suitably candidates to fill this position.

Job Summary
The Cost Accountant is a key member of the accounting staff, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This position is responsible for providing support to management for assessing business expenses and preparing optimised budget plans, in collaboration with other accounting and operations staff

Key Performance Areas
• Collecting and analysing data on operational costs
• Reviewing food and beverage costs
• Developing and analysing costing standards
• Analysing sales, cost of sales and profit margins
• Analysing cost of business processes and policies, and recommending changes where required
• Advising management on appropriate costing, based on financial data
• Preparing budget plans
• Giving support to other accounting staff where need arises

Qualifications
• Degree in accounting or equivalent
• CIMA or equivalent professional qualification
• ZICA Membership

Work Experience
• At least five (5) years of cost accounting work experience
• Experience in similar companies will be an advantage

Competencies
• Accounting skills
• Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
• Attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent documentation, communication and IT skills
• Outstanding work ethic,
Benefits
The successful candidate will be appointed on a fixed term contract of one (1) year, renewable subject to performance. On offer is an attractive remuneration package which is competitive with similar companies

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Applications should be submitted by 16 January 2022. This is an equal opportunity employer and both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply. For details and how to apply, kindly apply to [email protected] .
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


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