Cost Accountant Job at Talents and Skills Africa Consulting

Talents and Skills Africa Consulting LLC is a leading HR outsourcing and business support solutions provider in Nigeria providing a comprehensive range of outsourcing services from People Outsourcing to Business Process Outsourcing.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Cost Accountant 
Job Location: Abeokuta, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Grade: Mid-Level
Department / Division- Finance
Reports to Finance Manager
Internal Relationship: Sales, Production & Marketing

Role Overview

  • As the Cost Accountant at ReelFruit, you will play a crucial role in managing and analyzing the company's costs to ensure effective financial planning and control.
  • You will collaborate with various departments to gather and analyze data, assess cost variances, and provide insightful recommendations to improve operational efficiency.

Duties & Responsibilities
Cost Analysis:

  • Conduct a detailed analysis of product costs, including direct materials, labor, and overhead, to identify cost-saving opportunities and improve profitability. Variance Analysis
  • Monitor and analyze cost variances, providing explanations for any discrepancies between actual and budgeted costs. Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts, working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate and realistic financial projections. Inventory Management
  • Collaborate with the inventory team to reconcile and analyze inventory levels, ensuring accuracy and identifying areas for improvement. Process Improvement

Process Improvement:

  • Identify and implement process improvements related to cost accounting procedures, contributing to the overall efficiency of financial operations. Financial Reporting
  • Prepare regular financial reports, including cost of goods sold (COGS) analysis, and present findings to management. Compliance
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, company policies, and regulatory requirements related to cost accounting.

Educational Qualifications, Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or HND in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience of at least 5 years in cost accounting or related roles within the manufacturing or consumer goods industry.
  • A Master's Degree is an added advantage.
  • Professional certificates (e.g., ACA, ACCA, & CIMA) is an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of Cost Accounting.
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and cost control concepts.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems and advanced Excel skills.
  • Attention to detail, analytical mindset, and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to work across departments.

N450,000 - N550,000 Monthly. 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.