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Cost Accountant Job Description

We are recruiting for a Cost Accountant who must have excellent organisational and analytical skills. We expected you to be detailed oriented, have great knowledgeable on statistics, strong problem-solving skills and be able to work comfortably under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.

To succeed in this position, we require you to be confident, professional and thorough, with a keen interest in cost-efficient operations of the organisation. Top candidates will have outstanding presentation and report-writing skills, with the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.

Cost Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents and records of the organisation.
  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits.
  • Analyse and recommend costs and cost savings.
  • Analyse data collected and log a detailed record of the results.
  • Analyse any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost.
  • Analyse manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Assist in audits and general ledger preparation.
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program.

Cost Accountants Requirements:

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience.
  • Sound understanding of Accounting principles.
  • Solid cost systems background.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent report-writing, communication and IT skills.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field (essential).

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