Cost Accountant at Zambeef Products Plc

Lusaka, Full Time

Zambeef Products Plc
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Accounting Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the below:

Analysing operational costs and cost standards;
Conducting cost-volume-profit (CVP) analyses;
Update standard costs in the bill of materials
Preparing reports comparing standard costs to actual costs;
Recommending opportunities for cost reduction and profit maximization;
Monitoring that Cost of production is within the set cost structure.
Maintaining cost accounting systems;
Monitoring compliance with all laws and standards;
Conducting margin analysis.
Report on Breakeven points by products, Work canters, and Factory
Other Duties as assigned


Professional Qualification such as ACCA 2, CA Zambia Level 2, ZICA Diploma in Accountancy, CIMA level 2.
3+ years of Accounting/Finance Experience in Meat Processing/Manufacturing Business.
Member of the Zambian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Experience working with Pastel Evolution;
Computer skills;
Excellent analytical skills; and


Attention to Detail
Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical
Dependability-Job Requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable
Analytical thinking-the job requires analysing information and using logic to address work related issues and problems
Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines
Commercially and financially aware with experience of managing budgets
Keen attention to detail and accuracy

Method of Application

Candidates meeting the above criteria should submit hand written letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates and contact details of three (3) referees and should be addressed to:


Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or


NB. Internal applicants should get approvals from their Heads of Departments before applying and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th September, 2022.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.