Accountant Job vacancy in Kenya 2020

Our client is a leading FMCG company based in the country.  They seek to hire an efficient and well-experienced Cost Accountant who will be tasked with ensuring accuracy of final product costing on a monthly basis.


  • Ensure accuracy of product costing.
  • Monitor actual v/s budgeted consumption of materials and other variables for control purposes.
  • Preparation of an error free and accurate contribution, gross profit and EBITDA analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Preparation of weekly COGS report with minimal errors
  • New product costing from time to time as well as scenario based costing to assist decision making (price and volume scenarios, cost reduction scenarios)
  • Monitor and verify raw material costing to ensure correct material prices and product costs are maintained and updated in the system for correct and timely management reports.
  • Preparation of timely and accurate profitability reports quarterly (Contribution Margin / GP Margin / EBITDA margin)
  • Creation and adjustment of bill of material in SAP
  • Benchmark and implement best practices in manufacturing & respective areas of work
  • Perform monthly calculation of absorption of overheads per value stream


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field of study. Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in CIMA
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, in the FMCG industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to prepare accurate reports and good presentation skills
  • Good analytical and decision making skills
  • Proven leadership experience, with an ability to work well in a team

How To Apply

Apply here for the Job