Cost Accountant

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  • Location:

    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Industry:

    FMCG / Conglomerate
  • Job Type:

  • Salary:

  • Required Experience:

    2 to 5 years
  • Posted:

    2nd May, 2017 (1 year ago)
  • Application Deadline:

    27th May, 2017

Name: MacTay Consulting
Phone: 01 270 6336
Address: No. 5 Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street Lekki Lagos Nigeria,

Job Description

Our client in FMCG industry is looking to recruit qualified candidates to fill the position of Cost Accountant


·     Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries

·  Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions

·        Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget

·    Informing key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies

·        Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions

· Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts

·        Negotiating on major projects, loans and grants

·        Offering professional judgment on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance

·   Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers

·        Liaising with other function managers to put the finances and accounts in context.

·        Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed

· Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.

·       Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, ensure prompt payment



·        In-depth working knowledge of Excel Spreadsheets

·    Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel in a Manufacturing Organization

·        Excellent Communication and Presentation skills



· Must be a Chartered accountant and have Bsc in Accounting.

·      Have at least 3-5years experience.

· Indigenous top Manager that understands FMCG Operations as to cost of materials and give best suggestions as a way forward.

Required Skills