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Cost Accountant job at Priconsultants



About the Organization:

Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a fully integrated Human Capital services company with a Pan-African focus. They have offices in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, South Africa, Mauritius and Kenya and have successfully run recruitment and HR projects throughout the continent. They also work across multiple industry sectors including mining, NGO’s, agriculture, construction, FMCG, financial services and technology to name a few.

Job Description

Our client in the chocolate industry in Uganda is looking for a full-time Cost Accountant reporting to the Managing Director. The position will be based in Kampala. The ideal candidate should have experience in tally entries for raw material manufacturing, reviewing inventory movements, staff supervision, tracking average costs, minimizing production and store losses, and conducting audits for inventory and accountability.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make tally entries for raw cocoa operations and chocolate manufacturing operations.

  • Receive, review and confirm source documents for inventory movements.

  • Review stock counts, confirm and reconcile inventories for cocoa and chocolate

  • Supervise Accounts Assistants and cashiers responsible for Latitude sourcing operations with a specific focus on:

  • MM / Petty cash reporting and budgets

  • Verification of accountability for expenses

  • Submission and confirmation of inventory reports

  • Balancing of buyers and pre-finance for sourcing

  • Verification of stocks and dispatches

  • Track and report monthly on average costs per inventory item.

  • Track, report on, and work to minimize losses in production and stores departments.

  • Carry out audits and site visits to confirm inventory and accountability.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Fluent English

  • 5-8 years of experience in accounts department for a Ugandan registered company or entity

  • Prior experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing or coffee trading entity (required)

  • Degree in relevant Account or Finance field, progress completed towards CPA or ACCA

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Tally ERP

  • Positive attitude, attention to detail and strong English communication skills

How to Apply

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Deadline for Application

April 30, 2024

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