Cost Accountant

Location
Kingston (JM)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Apr 2019
Closes
29 May 2019
Ref
101559
Job role
Accountant
Position Summary The Cost Accountant is responsible for planning, collecting, auditing and analyzing financial data to determine the cost of business activities and directing activities relating to product cost, product manufacturing analysis, inventory valuation and budget preparation. Main Responsibilities Analyze costs and conduct product line analysis for management review Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing, inventory, labour and expense costs as required to support business decisions Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls Analyze inventory reports and variances and manage internal controls as it relates to inventory to accurately account for inventory costs Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided to determine effects on cost Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs and provide insights where possible to support business decisions Develop and prepare reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and the profitability of products or services Assist with the preparation of budgeting reports and cost forecasts Prepare month end reports, analyze and post journals Any other tasks and responsibilities which may be assigned from time to time. Qualifications & Experience ACCA II or higher or Bachelors Degree Accounting, Finance or equivalent from a recognized Institution 3-5 years Working Experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment Working knowledge of SAGE 300 ERP Accounting Software would be an asset Working knowledge of accounting best practices, laws and standards as well as GAAP Excellent written and oral communication skills Attention to details and analytical skills Ability to work on own initiative to meet deadlines as well as to identify opportunities for improvement If you have been shortlisted for an interview, we will make contact with you and advise you of the next steps. If you have not been shortlisted at this time, we sincerely thank you for expressing an interest in working with us at Continental Baking Company.

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