Posted on :
5 Jan, 2011
5 Jan, 2011
Act as the “costing expert” and custodian of the costing system within the organization and help Supply Chain and Finance to resolve technically challenging costing issues, and ensure consistent costing principles across the different factories of the Group.
The position is based in Lagos.
Maintain accurate standard costs 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
Ensure that the Bill of Materials reflect correct usage levels and support investigations of any major variances, plus ensure that these get resolved.
Ensure that the material costs give an accurate picture of current costs, taking into account stock levels on hand
Ensure proper allocation of conversion costs into finished products
Review and validate WIP levels on a monthly basis
Prepare relevant and actionable monthly reports which are explained to the stake-holders
Identify cost reduction opportunities
Develop and enhance the cost accounting system with our current ERP software, Mfg Pro, as a base
Review current cost accounting processes and controls and continuously seek to enhance the same
Document cost accounting and inventory processes and procedures
Coordinate physical inventories and cycle counts and reconcile to general edger
Support the overall finance function from his/her area of expertise as required
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Have a B.Sc/HND in Accounting or Finance, a professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA, and CIMA would be an added advantage.
Have 3-5 years relevant work experience in a high volume multiple SKU production environment, with a proven track record of getting results
Have advanced computer skills specifically in Microsoft Excel and ERP Systems. Mfg Pro knowledge would be a distinct advantage but not a pre-requisite
Be self-motivated and self-directed, able and willing to take initiative
Have considerable interaction and involvement with all levels in other departments
Must have strong analytical skills with particular attention to detail
Have an ability to work independently with attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects at a time are essential
Must be able to respond to flexibly to changing circumstances
What is on offer
If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.
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