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Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Industry:
REF: 804
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Cost Accountant with one of our industrial food factories in Baghdad. Candidate must have good experience in industrial costing for Factories such as water, Juice and Snacks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results.
  • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports.
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports