Senior Cost and Budget Accountant job at Highlight Trading

Vacancy title: Senior Cost and Budget Accountant

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

Jobs at: Highlight Trading

Deadline of this Job:
02 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Organization Description
Highlight Trading is a leading, profitable business company in Ethiopia. After its establishment in 2008, it quickly invested in different sectors like telecommunications, Manufacturing, Import-Export, High-end Printing, etc. In January 2019 the company became a super distributor of Ethio telecom scratch voucher cards and in one year, it sold 169 million voucher cards (VC) with a value of around 2.1 billion birrs.

Duties /Responsibility
• Collect and organize cost information into a database of expenses
• Construct systems to accumulate and monitor data
• Determine and calculate formulas for fixed and variable costs, such as rent, insurance, and monthly purchases
• Plan budgets and prepare reports for multiple departments within a company
• Review receipts and compare them with actual charges to detect inaccuracies
• Project profit margins for upcoming quarters and analyze trends of highs and lows
• Prepare cost forecasts for monthly, quarterly, or annual operating schedules
• Analyze month-end and year-end reports to identify and recommend cost-effective improvements
• Review supply chain and materials pricing, labor costs, shipping discounts, and quarterly sales records for each department of the corporation
• Evaluate inventory tracking systems through retail outlets and online sales distribution centers and reconcile numbers with manufacturing centers to ensure accurate reporting
• Audit the inventory in each regional warehouse every year by reviewing the contents and recording details about the numbers of each product in stock
• Use computer accounting software and enterprise resource management software to track budgeting, costs, and other financial data
• Prepare monthly accounting reports that summarize the status of each department to inform upper management of things that are working and areas needing improvement
• Plan for the next fiscal year by creating a budget proposal and financial goals for the company’s next 12 months
• Meet with production and manufacturing managers throughout the company to discuss new strategies to improve efficiency
• Maintain company bookkeeping ledgers by imputing details about expenses, travel costs, and other financials for accounting staff
• Respect for confidentiality of information laws and local ethics
• Demonstrated understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Analytical skills with a keen sense of organization and detail
• In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and best practices
What we will offer
• Attractive salary
• Exciting work environment
• A Great professional career path toward excellence
Place Of Work: Addis Ababa and Factory (Dukem and Sululta), Ethiopia
Term of Employment: Permanent
No. Required: 2(Two)
Job Requirements

• BA degree/Diploma in Accountant, and related fields
• 4 years and above working experience out of which 2 Years experience as senior cost and budget accountant
• Majorly working at Manufacturing or Printing Company
Key Skill And Competency
• Good at coordinating multiple tasks
• Good Record Management system
• Training on Accounting Peachtree, EPR Software, and Quick books
• Good knowledge of computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, etc
• Minimum knowledge of IT system

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested and fulfill the requirements shall submit their applications/motivation letters along with their updated CV via email at – In the subject line of your email, please mentionthe position you are applying for.
Note: Use "Senior Cost and Budget Accountant" as the subject line of your email !

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 2 July 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 21-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-06-2066
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