FMCG Accounting Job Vacancies in Kenya


We are currently recruiting in Kenya for our client a leading FMCG ;

Cost Accountant Job Responsibilities

  • Establishing and updating Standard costs of manufactured and purchased items
  • Ensuring minimal variance between actual and standard costs
  • Advising on product profitability and pricing structures, evaluating sanctions and monitoring contract prices renewals
  • Preparation of financial reports for decision making including the Monthly Budget Control
  • Report (MBCR), Cost of Sales Budgets and Inventories Cash Flow Budget
  • Modeling of costs and sales data for purposes of decision making by management
  • Reviewing and analyzing weekly and monthly operating costs against budget and analyzing any significant variances.
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
  • Report on breakeven points by products, work centers, and factories
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
  • Analyze capital budgeting requests
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks

Qualifications for the Cost Accountant Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/ Finance
  • CPA(K)/ACCA qualification is mandatory
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing industry mostly handling cost
  • Experience in interpreting and analyzing financial data is essential
  • High numeric abilities
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP software
  • Ability to read, interpret data and create reports and presentations as required.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must demonstrate people management ability

How to Apply
If you feel you fit the above role apply through this link