Inventory & Cost Accountant

Ndola, Zambia Salary: 0000

Job Purpose
To be responsible for monitoring all inventory transactions in the general ledger in order to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the cost of inventory.
Main Duties
Organises and coordinates periodic physical inventory counts and cycle counts in line with DCP’s inventory management policies and highlight variances to superiors
Carries out valuation of stock after each count and identifies obsolete or disused stock for disposal and write-off
Re-values inventory at the new approved standard rates on a periodic basis
Maintains the general ledger for DCP’s inventory as per standard requirements
Coordinates with Production and Materials Management officials to reconcile inventory records
Performs period closing and related activities for reconciliation of inventory to general ledger
Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superiors from time to-time
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Accounting or other related discipline
2 years of relevant work experience
Relevant professional certificate (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA) will be an added advantage
Skills and Competencies
Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry
Good knowledge of accounting of finance best practices, IFRS and other applicable accounting standards
Good understanding of SAP and inventory control systems with a working knowledge of manufacturing processes
Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
High ethical standards and integrity
Basic proficiency in the use of MS Office tools

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