Assistant Cost Accountant
Location: Ruiru, Kiambu, Kenya
About the role
Burn is looking for an
Assistant Cost Accountant who will play a crucial role in managing and
analyzing various aspects of costs within the company.
The individual 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.
Monitoring unit cost variance.
Implementing cost standards for materials and labor.
Preparation of COGM, COGS, and production cost reports.
Reconciling beginning raw materials, work-in-progress, and
finished goods inventory.
Preparation of inventory movement & valuation analysis.
Oversee and analyze manufacturing BOMs and variances.
Analyze and recommend cost and cost-saving strategies.
Validate revenue and cost of goods sold as part of the
Prepare monthly operations variance analysis reports, for all
relevant fixed and variable cost line items.
Review costs for all external inventory, labor, and material
Prepare & analyze project-related cost Analysis.
Prepare & review Landed cost analysis and all costs
related to both inbound & outbound shipments.
Skills and Experience
A bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting; or Certified
Public Accountant (CPA).
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly
organized, ability to think creatively, and self-motivated.
3+ years’ experience as a Cost analyst or Management
Accountant, preferably in the manufacturing sector.
Experience with the ERP system (Microsoft Navision) will be
an added advantage.
Strong analytical skills & familiarity with business and
Excellent communication and outstanding organizational skills
Experience in data, operational, and financial analysis
How To Apply