Cost Accountant job at First Quantum
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Vacancy title: Cost Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Mining , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

First Quantum

Deadline of this Job:
30 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Kalumbila , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Overall Job Purpose
To account for the ongoing analysis of constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, tracing costs back to underlying activities, construct and monitor cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management

Specific Job Responsibility
• Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
• Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems
• Update standard costs in the bill of materials and 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 periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular, on spending variances
• Work closely with superintendents and Heads of Department to ensure that they understand the budgets allocated to them for different projects

Job Specific Competencies
• Analyse capital budgeting requests
• Perform any other duties to support the business
• To ensure that the actual budget is within the set limits
• To formulate cost control measures

Key Job Attributes
• Must be detail-oriented
• Ability to work well under pressure and deliver results
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Must exhibit leadership qualities

Experience Required to Perform in This Job
The Cost Accountant – will require knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:
• Accounting and Mathematics skills
• At least 5 years of Accounting/Finance experience in a similar role and industry
• Experience in manipulating large databases

Qualifications
• Degree in Commerce or Accounting
• must be at least part ACCA or CIMA qualified
• Master’s degree in Cost Accounting is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 August 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 17-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-08-2066
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