Cost Accountant Job Opportunities – SIM Plastics (U) Ltd

Job Title:   Cost Accountant

SIM Plastics (U) Ltd

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

SIM Plastics (U) Ltd
is a plastics manufacturing company dealing in the production of different
shapes of plastic containers and caps, mainly supplied to our sister company
Movit Products Ltd (MPL) as packaging materials for different kinds of

Job Summary: The
Cost Accountant will be responsible for determining actual costs of
manufacturing, scrutinizing associated company expenses, analyzing
profitability and preparing the company budget. To effectively achieve
financial objectives, Cost Accountants are required to work closely with all
departments. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Maintaining standard costs of raw materials,
packaging, machines and finished goods

·       Preparing monthly management accounts
including material costs

·       Analyze factory overhead cost drivers and
develop a methodology for allocating these costs to specific lines.

·       Managing the budgets around all costing
issues and provide variance analysis.

·       Developing and maintaining accurate costing
systems in relation to labour, production methods and material supply.

·       Ensuring all costs are identified and
recorded accurately

·       Stock reconciliations and coordination of
stock takes and cycle counts

·       Analyzing the P&L and balance sheet
accounts to understand the main cost drivers of the business

·       Play an active role in costing new products.

·       Partnering with the business to determine and
implement process improvements.

·       Coordinating the Operational and Production teams
on the management of costs

·       Understand Operational and Production
Modules/systems and processes to ensure that costs are recorded accurately.

·       Ensure adherence to all Internal Financial
Control (IFC) and Balance sheet substantiation (BSS) reporting.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Accounting.

·       Possession of professional qualification in
CPA or ACCA is a must

·       At least three (3) years working experience
in a Manufacturing Environment / Fast moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

·       Experience working with different departments
on development and analysis of cost standards.

·       Working knowledge of ERP/SAP Systems

·       Ability to independently plan and execute
complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized
and focused.

·       Ability to assess problems and develop

·       Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation
and organization skills

How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates are invited to apply through our email , copy . Indicate the Job Title in the subject line.

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 31st July 2020

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