Cost Accountant job at Workforce Africa
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Vacancy title:
Cost Accountant

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

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Workforce Africa

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, February 10 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, February 05 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About the job
Job Description

Cost Accountant
Location: Kampala (with frequent travel)
Start Date: Immediately

Company Overview
Our client is a rapidly growing social enterprise in Uganda sourcing specialty cacao for export and producing bean-to-bar chocolate at origin. Working with over 5,000 certified organic smallholder farmers, our mission is to sustainably increase incomes and reduce risk for our suppliers while positively impacting the community and environment surrounding our operations. We aim to provide chocolate makers and consumers in East Africa and around the world with the highest quality, transparently sourced and fully traceable Ugandan cocoa products.

Job Description
The position is a full-time, in-country-based office reporting to the Managing Director. The core responsibilities include:
• Make Tally entries for raw cocoa operations and chocolate manufacturing operations
• Receive, review and confirm source documents for inventory movements
• Review stock counts, confirm and reconcile inventories for cocoa and chocolate
• Supervise Accounts Assistants and cashiers responsible for sourcing operations with a specific focus on:
o MM / Petty cash reporting and budgets
o Verification of accountability for expenses
o Submission and confirmation of inventory reports
o Balancing of buyers and pre-finance for sourcing
o Verification of stocks and dispatches
• Track and report monthly on average costs per inventory item
• Track, report on, and work to minimize losses in production and stores departments.
• Carry out audits and site visits to confirm inventory and accountability.

Required Experience
o Fluent English
o 5-8 years of experience in accounts department for a Ugandan-registered company or entity
o Prior experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing or coffee trading entity (required)
o Degree in relevant Account or Finance field, progress completed towards CPA or ACCA
o Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Tally ERP
o Positive attitude, attention to detail and strong English communication skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly send your detailed CV quoting the job title on the email subject “Cost Accountant” to: by or before 10th February 2024

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, February 10 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 05-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-02-2077
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