Cost Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Yalelo Limited

 Vacancy title:
Cost Accountant (Re-advertised)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Retail , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Yalelo Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, May 03 2024
Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Siavonga, South – Central Africa
Yalelo is seeking a qualified accountant to join Zambia’s leading aquaculture company as a Cost Accountant based at our Production site in Siavonga.
This role is focused on cost of sale management.

The right fit candidate will perform the following duties:
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of raw materials consumed in production on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, ensuring that both quantity and unit costs are accurately posted in Sage.
• Ensure that the correct quantity of General Inventory consumed is accurately recorded in Sage.
• Provide reconciliations between key control accounts and subledgers for General Inventory and Finished Goods, among others.
• Generate variance analysis reports comparing planned versus actual activity rates and standard prices on a monthly basis, and investigate any variances, including operational overheads for the Division.
• Conduct assigned stock takes monthly, as well as weekly and random spot checks across the Production division.
• Serve as the liaison between Aller Aqua and Yalelo regarding all raw materials deliveries.
• Update the monthly Cost of Sale file, providing the Management Accountant with weekly updates on closed cages and consumption files.
• Provide the Management Accountant with cut-offs between feeding cycles and review the weekly build-up of the file.
• Act as the liaison between the operations team and IT to ensure that changes made in the cage structures and feeding platforms are accurately reflected in all systems.
• Troubleshoot any bottlenecks in data generation and communicate with the ERP provider to resolve these issues promptly.

Qualification & Work Experience
• CIMA, ACCA or ZICA qualified
• Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
• Minimum two years experience in financial business analysis
• Experience working with SAGE ERP required
• Must be a member of CIMA, ACCA or ZICA
Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: High School

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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