Cost Accountant

Organisation
Jamaica Pre-Mix Concrete Ltd.
Reference
VAC-35313
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
23/06/2020
Expiry Date
10/07/2020
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacancy of Cost Accountant.
 
The successful candidate will track and manage the costs function of the business to ensure  efficiency and consistency of its operations.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 Collecting and analyzing data on raw materials inventory to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, fuel and labour costs to ensure efficiency and consistency of its operations

 

CORE RESPONSIBILIITES:

  • Inventory Management
  • Cost Analysis of plants, equipment and inventories
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Providing management with accurate financial reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services
  • Monitoring internal cost  control procedures for accounting functions of the company
  • Preparing timely financial management reports
  • Conducts physical inventories at all plants

 

Minimum Required Education and Competencies

  • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or ACCA, Level 2 and/or its equivalent
  • Must have cost accounting systems background and have excellent  analytical skills
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft suite of applications – Excel/Word
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 

Interested persons are invited to submit their applications with resumes to the Human Resource Department no later than Friday, July 10, 2020.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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