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Senior Cost Accountant

Job Title: Senior Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 191
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Cost Accountant to be working with one of the international dairy factories to be based in their offices in Erbil – Kurdistan.  

Key Responsibilities:                                                                                                     

  • Monitoring and controlling of industrial and conversion costs
  • Calculating the cost of each finished product
  • Calculating the manufacturing overhead costs
  • SKU wise profitability analysis on monthly basis (allocation of industrial costs, AP, HO costs to each SKU with a correct distribution)
  • Inventory management and matching the physical count results at the end of each month with SAP balances
  • Update BOM and recipe's in SAP in line with the production team (when needed)
  • Monitoring and controlling the yield, usages and inventory shortage and breakage on monthly basis
  • Monitoring and controlling of CAPEX
  • Monthly analysis and corrective actions on industrial variances
  • Monitoring SAP information system on costing
  • Cost reduction on dairy plant
  • Preparing Estimates and Budgets for production costs and CAPEX
  • Preparation of Routine Management Reports; Plant KPIs, Material Price Effect, CAPEX . . . etc.
  • Implementing the internal control procedures of the company and ensure that all policies and procedures are in place

Key Competencies:                                                                                                                                                                                                  

  • Good command of Kurdish and English language
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel and Power Point is vital
  • Creativity and self-motivated
  • Good communication and presentation skills on different levels
  • Cost accounting experience in a production company
  • SAP (FI, CO and MM) experience is a must